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DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. LokiJS vs. MySQL vs. Trafodion

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. LokiJS vs. MySQL vs. Trafodion

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudIn-memory JavaScript DBMSWidely used open source RDBMSTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Document storeRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score76.93
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.58
Rank#228  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score1212.52
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#232  Overall
#112  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.mysql.comtrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdev.mysql.com/­doctrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperAmazonOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release2012201419952014
Current release8.0.26, July 20212.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC and C++C++, Java
Server operating systemshostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScriptAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptyes infoproprietary syntaxJava Stored Procedures
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yesnoyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
noneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes
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 regionno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)noUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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