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DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. Drizzle vs. eXtremeDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Drizzle vs. eXtremeDB

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisoneXtremeDB  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.Natively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clustering
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score84.46
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.68
Rank#209  Overall
#100  Relational DBMS
#15  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.mcobject.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­extremedb.htm
DeveloperAmazonDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerMcObject
Initial release201220082001
Current release7.2.4, September 20128.2, 2021
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 serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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 infosupport of XML interfaces available
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQL
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdano infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infoby defining events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning / sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Active Replication Fabric™ for IoT
Multi-source replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Source-replica replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
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 integritynoyesyes
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 infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies available
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.yes
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, HTTP
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Amazon DynamoDBDrizzleeXtremeDB
Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 30 million devices/applications using the product...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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