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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. GridGain

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache Ignite
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
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
Score1.61
Rank#117  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
#60  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.gridgain.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.gridgain.com/­docs
DeveloperAmazonGridGain Systems, Inc.
Initial release20122007
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.1
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
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 regionACID
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Security Hooks for custom implementations

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