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Amazon DynamoDB System Properties

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NameAmazon DynamoDB
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloud
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score55.26
Rank#20  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodb
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodb
DeveloperAmazon
Initial release2012
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operations
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemshosted
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambda
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
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)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
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 region
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)

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