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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Google Search Appliance

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudThe Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score57.82
Rank#18  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score2.93
Rank#84  Overall
#9  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.html
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbsupport.google.com/­gsa
DeveloperAmazonGoogle
Initial release20122002
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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Server operating systemshosted
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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 indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIAdministrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambda
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-slave replication
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
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 region
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)User authentication via various security protocols

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