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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. FaunaDB vs. MemSQL

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonAtos Standard Common Repository  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
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DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudHighly scalable database system, designed for managing session and subscriber data in modern mobile communication networksStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Document store
Key-value store
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score64.27
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.87
Rank#159  Overall
#23  Document stores
#13  Graph DBMS
#77  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score4.51
Rank#69  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbatos.net/en/convergence-creators/portfolio/standard-common-repositoryfauna.comwww.memsql.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbfauna.com/­documentationdocs.memsql.com
DeveloperAmazonAtos Convergence CreatorsFauna, Inc.MemSQL Inc.
Initial release2012201620142013
Current release17037.0.13, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialcommercialcommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaScalaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinuxLinux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-freeSchema and schema-less with LDAP viewsschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalnoyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APILDAPRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages with LDAP bindingsC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functionsyes
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infocell divisionhorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesMasterlessMaster-slave replication
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 or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
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 regionAtomic execution of specific operationsACIDACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)LDAP bind authenticationIdentity management, authentication, and access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon DynamoDBAtos Standard Common RepositoryFaunaDBMemSQL
Specific characteristicsServerless cloud database for modern applications Native GraphQL API High performance...
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Competitive advantagesDocument-relational interface: combines flexibility in modeling with flexibility...
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Typical application scenariosModern Javascript Apps Identity management Multi-tenant SaaS backend Social content...
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Key customersNextdoor ShiftX
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