DB-EnginesExtremeDB Active Replication featuresEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Google Cloud Datastore

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Google Cloud Datastore

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.Automatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud Platform
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Wide column storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score69.14
Rank#17  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score3.81
Rank#85  Overall
#7  Wide column stores
Score5.27
Rank#71  Overall
#12  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbcloud.google.com/­bigtablecloud.google.com/­datastore
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docscloud.google.com/­datastore/­docs
DeveloperAmazonGoogleGoogle
Initial release201220152008
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Server operating systemshostedhostedhosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes, details here
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (GQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonousing Google App Engine
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS LambdanoCallbacks using the Google Apps Engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesMulti-source replication using Paxos
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yesyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflow
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on type of query and configuration infoStrong Consistency is default for entity lookups and queries within an Entity Group (but can instead be made eventually consistent). Other queries are always eventual consistent.
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor paths
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 regionAtomic single-row operationsACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of Transactions
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Amazon DynamoDBGoogle Cloud BigtableGoogle Cloud Datastore
DB-Engines blog posts

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

The popularity of cloud-based DBMSs has increased tenfold in four years
7 February 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

Increased popularity for consuming DBMS services out of the cloud
2 October 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

ScyllaDB Unveils One-Step Migration from Amazon DynamoDB to Scylla NoSQL Database
2 September 2020, GlobeNewswire

Innovative Spirit Shines at 2021 Scylla User Awards
13 January 2021, StreetInsider.com

ScyllaDB Adds Amazon DynamoDB-compatible API to Database-as-a-Service Offering
10 June 2020, GlobeNewswire

The 16 Best Online Cloud Computing Courses and Training on Udemy
28 December 2020, Solutions Review Enterprise Cloud

DynamoDB on-demand vs. provisioned capacity: Which is better?
9 September 2020, TechTarget

provided by Google News

Google Cloud makes it cheaper to run smaller workloads on Bigtable
7 April 2020, TechCrunch

7 Best NoSQL APIs
8 January 2021, ProgrammableWeb

Review: Google Bigtable scales with ease
7 September 2016, InfoWorld

Google's Bigtable goes public as a cloud managed NoSQL database
6 May 2015, ZDNet

Google Cloud Bigtable Replication Out of Beta After Just One Month
14 May 2019, Computer Business Review

provided by Google News

Key-Value Stores Market 2021 by Top Key Players- Redis Azure Redis Cache ArangoDB Hbase Google Cloud Datastore Aerospike BoltDB Couchbase Memcached Oracle DataStax Infinispan
20 January 2021, Murphy's Hockey Law

Google Cloud Datastore has Monday meltdown, tips other services over • DEVCLASS
11 November 2019, DevClass

Global Key-Value Stores Market Top Manufacturers Analysis by 2026: Redis, Azure Redis Cache, ArangoDB, Hbase, Google Cloud Datastore etc.
19 January 2021, Jumbo News

GigaSpaces Closes Strong 2020, Doubling Annual Recurring Revenues, Fueled by New Product Innovations to Drive Customers' Digital Transformation
20 January 2021, PRNewswire

Key Takeaways: 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Database Management Systems
8 January 2021, Solutions Review

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

BIE - Healthcare Analytics
Amazon.com Services LLC, Arlington, VA

BIE - Customer Experience
Amazon.com Services LLC, Arlington, VA

Software Engineer, Payment Platform
Square, Seattle, WA

Database Engineer II - HBO Max
HBO, New York, NY

Solution Architects - PostGresSQL
Intone Networks, Rosemont, CA

Data Engineer
Rackspace, Remote

Data Architect
Rackspace, Remote

Google Cloud Data Technical Architect
Accenture, New York, NY

Software Engineer I - Data Engineer
NCR, Atlanta, GA

Product Marketing Manager, Databases, Google Cloud
Google, Sunnyvale, CA

Software Engineer Internship (Summer 2021)
wepay, Redwood City, CA

ETL Application Developer (**REMOTE AVAILABLE**)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

ML Engineer
Stats Perform, Remote

AWS Cloud Architect
TaskUs, New Braunfels, TX

Front-end Software Engineers
KeHE Distributors, LLC, Naperville, IL

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Present your product here