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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. jBASE vs. LokiJS

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareIn-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Multivalue DBMSDocument store
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
Score1.99
Rank#114  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#227  Overall
#32  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.jbase.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.jbase.comtechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperAmazonZumasys
Initial release201219912014
Current release5.7
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemshostedAIX
Linux
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalno
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
JavaScript API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)noyes
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 regionACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights can be defined down to the item levelno

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