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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. LokiJS vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudIn-memory JavaScript DBMSMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Document storeMultivalue DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score77.63
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.60
Rank#224  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score4.11
Rank#84  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperAmazonRocket Software
Initial release201220141985
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC
Server operating systemshostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnooptional
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
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJavaScript APIJava API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptyes
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
none
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 regionno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
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)noAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based

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