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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. LeanXcale vs. ScyllaDB

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudA highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilitiesCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score68.41
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.31
Rank#261  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
#120  Relational DBMS
Score2.82
Rank#106  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.leanxcale.comwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperAmazonLeanXcaleScyllaDB
Initial release201220152015
Current releaseScylla Open Source 4.0.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infothrough Apache DerbySQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
Java
Scala
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, Lua
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdano
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
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 infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users can be defined per object
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Amazon DynamoDBLeanXcaleScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsFull ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesLinear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosHybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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AdTech ( AdGear , Dstillery , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS , SteelHouse , Xandr) Customer...
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Key customersbanking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Comcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Market metrics15 beta testers
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Licensing and pricing modelsannual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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