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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for MySQL vs. Amazon DynamoDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA real-time data warehousing service that can process petabytes of data with high concurrency and low latency. It is fully compatible with the MySQL protocol.Hosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloud
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.47
Rank#225  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
Score64.75
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­products/­analyticdb-for-mysqlaws.amazon.com/­dynamodb
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­93776.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodb
DeveloperAlibabaAmazon
Initial release2012
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operations
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyes
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Server operating systemshostedhosted
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.yes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyesyes infoby integration with AWS Lambda
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and region
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
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Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for MySQLAmazon DynamoDB
Specific characteristicsA real-time data warehousing service that can process PB data with high concurrency...
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Competitive advantagesThe world leading result in TPC-DS benchmark . Paper published in VLDB 2019: AnalyticDB:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAvailable regions: America US Virginia US Silicon Valley Asia China Hong Kong India...
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