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DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. FatDB vs. Percona Server for MySQL

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. FatDB vs. Percona Server for MySQL

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  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.Enhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Document store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score87.26
Rank#15  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score2.53
Rank#115  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-server
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATEST
DeveloperAmazonFatCloudPercona
Initial release201220122008
Current release8.0.28-20, 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC#C and C++
Server operating systemshostedWindowsLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
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.yes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono infoVia inetgration in SQL Serveryes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infovia applicationsyes
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayes infovia applicationsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
XtraDB Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
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 regionnoACID
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.yes
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 applicationsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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