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DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. Drizzle vs. Yandex Database

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Drizzle vs. Yandex Database

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonYandex Database  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.A distributed fault-tolerant database service, with high availability, scalability, immediate consistency and ACID transactions and providing an Amazon DynamoDB compatible API
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score76.55
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.54
Rank#231  Overall
#36  Document stores
#112  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbcloud.yandex.com/­en/­services/­ydb
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbcloud.yandex.com/­en/­docs/­ydb
DeveloperAmazonDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerYandex
Initial release201220082019
Current release7.2.4, September 2012
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (YQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBCRESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PHP
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdano infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Active-passive shard 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
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
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 regionACIDACID
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Pluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights defined for Yandex Cloud users

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