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DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. LevelDB vs. Microsoft Azure Search

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. LevelDB vs. Microsoft Azure Search

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app development
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value storeSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score64.75
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score3.13
Rank#95  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score6.70
Rank#55  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­google/­leveldbazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­search
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mddocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­search
DeveloperAmazonGoogleMicrosoft
Initial release201220112015
Current release1.22, May 2019V1
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedIllumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
.Net
C#
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
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 regionnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)noyes infousing Azure authentication

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