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DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. Hypertable vs. SingleStore vs. Yaacomo

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Hypertable vs. SingleStore vs. Yaacomo

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Wide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score79.85
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score6.66
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#348  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.singlestore.comyaacomo.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperAmazonHypertable Inc.SingleStore Inc.Q2WEB GmbH
Initial release2012200920132009
Current release0.9.8.11, March 20167.6, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availablecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++C++, Go
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Linux info64 bit version requiredAndroid
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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 indexesyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Thrift
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infohash partitioninghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor on file system levelSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yesno infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
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 regionnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)noFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon DynamoDBHypertableSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLYaacomo
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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