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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Hive vs. STSdb

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons clouddata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score70.07
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score76.19
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#290  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbhive.apache.orggithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Home
DeveloperAmazonApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookSTS Soft SC
Initial release201220122011
Current release3.1.2, August 20194.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC#
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMWindows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
.NET Client API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
PHP
Python
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
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 regionnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 rolesno

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