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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. FatDB

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Document store
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score87.42
Rank#15  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodb
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodb
DeveloperAmazonFatCloud
Initial release20122012
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#
Server operating systemshostedWindows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono infoVia inetgration in SQL Server
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infovia applications
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayes infovia applications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
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 regionno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)no infoCan implement custom security layer via applications

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