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DynamoDB vs. HBase

DynamoDB HBase + Add column
Preference 25% votes 75% votes
Website aws.​amazon.​com/​DynamoDB/​ hbase.​apache.​org
Database model
Data storage
Embeddable No No
Query language
Data types
Conditional entry updates Yes Yes
Map and reduce No Yes
Unicode Yes Yes
TTL for entries Yes Yes
Compression Yes Yes
Integrity model
Atomicity Yes Yes
Consistency Yes Yes
Isolation Yes Yes
Durability (data storage) Yes Yes
Transactions Yes No
Referential integrity Yes Yes
Revision control Yes Yes
Locking model
Secondary Indexes Yes No
Composite keys Yes Yes
Full text search Yes No
Geospatial Indexes No Yes
Graph support ? No
Horizontal scalable Yes Yes
Replication Yes Yes
Replication mode
Sharding Yes Yes
Shared nothing architecture Yes Yes
Value size max. 64 kB 2 TB
System requirements
Operating system
Native driver ?
Programming language
Description Key-value A distributed database based on Hadoop
Multi-user system Yes Yes
Database ?
Multilingual content Conditional ?
Price rating ★★★☆☆ ?
Software distribution
Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) Yes ?
Release Date 18ᵗʰ January 2012 2ⁿᵈ February 2009
Documentation level ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
RESTful Yes Yes
Distributed Counter Yes Yes
Free to use Conditional Yes
Active Yes Yes
Database Connection Pooling No Yes
Real time analytics Yes Conditional
Community Driven No ?
WSDL Yes ?
Web interface Yes Yes
API Basic Good
Cloud platform support ?
Online backup No No
Function Based Index Yes No
Log Yes Yes
Implementation flexibility (0% global votes) (0% global votes)
Backup functionality Basic Basic
Ease of use ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
Free for commercial use Yes Yes
Sorts Yes No
Perfomance ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
Cloud-enabled Yes ?
Materialized Views Yes ?
Spring Data Support Yes Yes
Geospatial Yes ?
Text Analytics No ?
Server Side Java Script No ?
JSON Yes ?
Geo-distributed Yes ?
Fully Distributed Yes ?
Concurrency Yes ?
Auto-Sharding Yes Yes
In business since 2012 ?
24/7 support Yes ?
Free edition Yes Yes
Multi-statement Transactions No ?
memcached protocol No ?
Does your mom understand it Yes ?
Monitoring UI No ?
CLI` Yes ?
Lund Yes ?
Standard compliance ? No
Partial Index ? No
Download ? www.​apache.​org/​dyn/​closer.​cgi/​hbase/​
Level of access authorization ?
Query Cache ? No
In-Place Update ? No
Capped Collections ? No
Tuneable write concerns ? Yes
Read preferences ? Yes
Open Source ? Yes
Triggers ? Yes
Server side custom code ? Yes
Pipeline Aggregation ? Yes
Re-Reduce ? Yes
Stored Procedure ? Yes
420 Friendly? ? No
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