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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Faircom DB vs. Memcached vs. Splice Machine

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.In-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingOpen-Source SQL RDBMS for Operational and Analytical use cases with native Machine Learning, powered by Hadoop and Spark
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score68.89
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.60
Rank#216  Overall
#36  Key-value stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score25.75
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score0.91
Rank#179  Overall
#90  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbwww.memcached.orgsplicemachine.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodblearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorygithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperAmazonFairCom CorporationDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalSplice Machine
Initial release2012197920032014
Current releaseV12, November 20201.6.8, October 20202.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++CJava
Server operating systemshostedAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresnoyes
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 indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
Proprietary protocolJDBC
Native Spark Datasource
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++noyes infoJava
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningnoneShared Nothhing Auto-Sharding, Columnar Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).none infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nonoYes, via Full Spark Integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
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 regiontunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memorynoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon DynamoDBFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEMemcachedSplice Machine
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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THE ONLY SCALE-OUT SQL RDBMS WITH BUILT-IN MACHINE LEARNING For data-rich, real-time...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Operational Workloads: Full ACID support with high performance at scale Multi-row...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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New AI/ML and IoT Applications Data Warehouse Offloads Application Modernization...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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Kubernetes Community Edition: https://hub.helm.sh/charts/splicemachine/splice-helm...
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