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RethinkDB vs. DynamoDB

RethinkDB DynamoDB + Add column
Preference (48% global votes) (34% global votes)
Website rethinkdb.​com aws.​amazon.​com/​DynamoDB/​
Database model
Data storage
Embeddable No No
Query language
Data types
Conditional entry updates Yes Yes
Map and reduce Yes No
Unicode Yes Yes
TTL for entries No Yes
Compression No Yes
Integrity model
Atomicity Conditional Yes
Consistency Yes Yes
Isolation Yes Yes
Durability (data storage) Yes Yes
Transactions No Yes
Referential integrity No Yes
Revision control Yes Yes
Locking model
Secondary Indexes Yes Yes
Composite keys Yes Yes
Full text search No Yes
Geospatial Indexes Yes No
Graph support No ?
Horizontal scalable Yes Yes
Replication Yes Yes
Replication mode
Sharding Yes Yes
Shared nothing architecture Yes Yes
Value size max. 71 MB 64 kB
System requirements
Operating system
Native driver ?
Memory minimum 2 GB ?
Programming language
Description RethinkDB is an open-source, scalable, distributed database built to store JSON documents. Key-value
Multi-user system Yes Yes
Price rating ★★★★★ ★★★☆☆
Standard compliance No ?
Software distribution
Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) Yes Yes
Release Date 6ᵗʰ April 2016 18ᵗʰ January 2012
Documentation level ★★★★★ ★★★★☆
RESTful Yes Yes
Lines of code 2 402 k ?
Free to use Yes Conditional
Active Yes Yes
Database Connection Pooling Yes No
Real time analytics Yes Yes
Community Driven Good No
Web interface Yes Yes
Data encryption No ?
Cloud platform support
Online backup Yes No
Partial Index Yes ?
Function Based Index Yes Yes
Key length max 127 ?
Log Yes Yes
Implementation flexibility (17% global votes) (0% global votes)
Download rethinkdb.​com/​docs/​install ?
Backup functionality Good Basic
Query Cache Yes ?
Ease of use ★★★★★ ★★★★☆
In-Place Update Yes ?
Free for commercial use Yes Yes
Sorts Yes Yes
Tuneable write concerns Yes ?
Open Source Yes ?
Triggers Yes ?
Perfomance ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
Geospatial Yes Yes
Server Side Java Script Yes No
JSON Yes Yes
Flexible Table(Schema) Yes ?
Geo-distributed Yes Yes
Clustering over WAN Yes ?
Fully Distributed Yes Yes
Stored Procedure Yes ?
Concurrency Yes Yes
Auto-Sharding Yes Yes
Contributors 126 ?
Free edition Yes Yes
SQL Queries No ?
Monitoring UI Yes No
CLI` Yes Yes
Multilingual content ? Conditional
Distributed Counter ? Yes
WSDL ? Yes
API ? Basic
Cloud-enabled ? Yes
Materialized Views ? Yes
Spring Data Support ? Yes
Text Analytics ? No
In business since ? 2012
24/7 support ? Yes
Multi-statement Transactions ? No
memcached protocol ? No
Does your mom understand it ? No
Lund ? Yes
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