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DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. Amazon Redshift vs. SiriDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Amazon Redshift vs. SiriDB

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsOpen Source Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score79.85
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score25.85
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#347  Overall
#35  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbaws.amazon.com/­redshiftsiridb.net
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.siridb.net
DeveloperAmazonAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Transceptor Technology
Initial release201220122017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageCC
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoNumeric data
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 indexesyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC
C++
Go
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin Pythonno
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesyes
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 integritynoyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemno
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts

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