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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Memcached vs. SWC-DB

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value storeWide column store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score79.69
Rank#15  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score23.17
Rank#31  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score0.02
Rank#383  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.memcached.orggithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperAmazonDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalAlex Kashirin
Initial release201220032020
Current release1.6.18, January 20230.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIProprietary protocolProprietary protocol
Thrift
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++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone 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)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
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
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes
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)yes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

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