DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. LevelDB vs. RocksDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. LevelDB vs. RocksDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  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 valuesEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score70.73
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score2.76
Rank#98  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score3.10
Rank#92  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­google/­leveldbrocksdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperAmazonGoogleFacebook, Inc.
Initial release201220112013
Current release1.23 , February 20216.15.5 , February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshostedIllumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnono
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 indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Java 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
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnonenone
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 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 regionnoyes
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)nono

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Amazon DynamoDBLevelDBRocksDB
DB-Engines blog posts

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

The popularity of cloud-based DBMSs has increased tenfold in four years
7 February 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

Increased popularity for consuming DBMS services out of the cloud
2 October 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

NoSQL Databases Market is Booming Worldwide with RavenDB,RavenDB, Amazon DynamoDB
6 April 2021, The Courier

Amazon Files get CRAB protection – Blocks and Files
14 April 2021, Blocks and Files

Amazon expands Technical Academy classes to two online schools to open enrollment beyond employees
14 April 2021, TechRepublic

NoSQL Database Market to Witness Strong Growth Over 2021-2027 | Key Manufacturers Overview- DynamoDB, ObjectLabs Corporation, Skyll, MarkLogic, InfiniteGraph, etc.
14 April 2021, SoccerNurds

Amazon Adds SQL Support To DynamoDB
21 December 2020, iProgrammer

provided by Google News

The best IoT databases for the edge – an overview and guide
15 October 2020, AZ Big Media

Malicious npm package caught trying to steal sensitive Discord and browser files
28 August 2020, ZDNet

PotCoin Migrates to Nexus – Press release Bitcoin News
6 April 2021, Bitcoin News

Neo SPCC releases latest Neo3 benchmark results, exceeding 10K TPS with single Go node - Neo News Today
18 September 2020, NEO News Today

Npm package caught stealing sensitive Discord and browser files
9 November 2020, ZDNet

provided by Google News

Toshiba Memory America Optimizes RocksDB for SSDs
1 August 2019, Business Wire

Toshiba Memory America Highlights TRocksDB at SNIA's 2019 Storage Developer Conference
23 September 2019, Business Wire

All 51 startups that debuted at Y Combinator W17 Demo Day 2
22 March 2017, TechCrunch

Information Builders Bets on Kafka for Real-Time Analytics
7 June 2019, RTInsights

Alluxio Bolsters Data Orchestration for Hybrid Cloud World
11 July 2019, Datanami

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

QA Specialist
Ready, Remote

DyanamoDB
Purple Drive Solution, Jupiter, FL

Entry Level Java Developer
Quantum Technologies Inc., Falls Church, VA

Junior Software Engineer
Extend, Remote

Database Administrator
Smith Micro Software, Pittsburgh, PA

Software Engineer
DataDog, Denver, CO

Full Stack Developer
Inventam, Remote

Software Developer 5
Oracle, United States

Senior Software Engineer - Database Engineering
Snowflake, San Mateo, CA

Senior Software Engineer
IT People, Morrisville, NC

Backend Developer (Go)
Stream, Colorado

Software Developer 5
Oracle, United States

Software Engineer
DataDog, Denver, CO

Software Engineer (Java Applications)
Amobee, Baltimore, MD

Backend Engineer
KlearNow, United States

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Present your product here