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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Ignite vs. Memcached

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.In-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score64.58
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score4.95
Rank#69  Overall
#11  Key-value stores
#38  Relational DBMS
Score25.84
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbignite.apache.orgwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbapacheignite.readme.io/­docsgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperAmazonApache Software FoundationDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release201220152003
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.61.6.0, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes (replicated cache)none infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
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)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate 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 regionACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno
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 implementationsyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

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