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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. NSDb

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of Kubernetes
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score64.75
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.01
Rank#337  Overall
#30  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbnsdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbnsdb.io/­Architecture
DeveloperAmazon
Initial release20122017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageJava, Scala
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, string
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 indexesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIgRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambda
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
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
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesUsing Apache Lucene
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)

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