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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Cachelot.io vs. Tarantool

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonCachelot.io  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudIn-memory caching systemIn-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applications
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score85.40
Rank#15  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#60  Key-value stores
Score1.92
Rank#140  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbcachelot.iowww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperAmazonVK
Initial release201220152008
Current release2.10.0, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoSimplified BSD LicenseOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnostring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIMemcached protocolOpen binary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
noneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes, with SQL
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 regionnoACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)noAccess rights for users and roles

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