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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Ingres vs. jBASE

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudWell established RDBMSA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middleware
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score62.14
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score5.92
Rank#56  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score1.99
Rank#114  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmswww.jbase.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.actian.com/­ingresdocs.jbase.com
DeveloperAmazonActian CorporationZumasys
Initial release20121974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s1991
Current release11.0, April 20175.7
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptional
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.no infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files availableyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASIC
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneouslySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesIngres Replicatoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCCyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item level

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