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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Ehcache

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage options
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score73.76
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score7.49
Rank#56  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.ehcache.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.ehcache.org/­documentation
DeveloperAmazonTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AG
Initial release20122009
Current release3.8.1, September 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJCache
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayes infoCache Event Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoby using Terracotta Server
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infoby using Terracotta Server
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
Tunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
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 regionyes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resource
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approach
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)no

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