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DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. GridGain vs. Hazelcast vs. Hyprcubd vs. UniData,UniVerse

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. GridGain vs. Hazelcast vs. Hyprcubd vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonHyprcubd  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
Hyprcubd seems to be discontinued. Therefore it is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteA widely adopted in-memory data gridServerless Time Series DBMSMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeTime Series DBMSMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
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
Score2.08
Rank#125  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Score10.70
Rank#47  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score4.44
Rank#85  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.gridgain.comhazelcast.comhyprcubd.com/ (offline)www.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latesthazelcast.org/­imdg/­docswww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperAmazonGridGain Systems, Inc.HazelcastHyprcubd, Inc.Rocket Software
Initial release2012200720081985
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.15.1, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetJavaGoC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMhostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infotime, int, uint, float, stringoptional
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.yesyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC (https)Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesnoyes
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayes (cache interceptors and events)yes infoEventsnoyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes (replicated cache)yes infoReplicated MapSource-replica replication
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)yesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono
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 regionACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitednoACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Security Hooks for custom implementationsRole-based access controltoken accessAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based

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