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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. ObjectBox vs. TerarkDB

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score83.85
Rank#15  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score1.54
Rank#157  Overall
#6  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#345  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbobjectbox.iogithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.objectbox.iogithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperAmazonObjectBox LimitedTerark
Initial release201220172016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIProprietary native APIC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
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 nodesyesonline/offline synchronization between client and servernone
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 integritynoyesno
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
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)yesno
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