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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Hyprcubd vs. Memcached vs. Sphinx

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonHyprcubd  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudServerless Time Series DBMSIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSKey-value storeSearch engine
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
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score25.34
Rank#32  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score8.03
Rank#55  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbhyprcubd.comwww.memcached.orgsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikisphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAmazonHyprcubd, Inc.Danga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201220032001
Current release1.6.9, November 20203.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languageGoCC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotime, int, uint, float, stringnono
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 indexesyesnonoyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIgRPC (https)Proprietary protocolProprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononono
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallitynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
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 regionnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesnoyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesnoyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
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)token accessyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolno

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