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DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. MySQL vs. Oracle Rdb vs. Trafodion

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. MySQL vs. Oracle Rdb vs. Trafodion

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudWidely used open source RDBMSTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMSRelational 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
Score1212.52
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score1.25
Rank#157  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#232  Overall
#112  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.mysql.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.htmltrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdev.mysql.com/­doctrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperAmazonOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)Apache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release2012199519842014
Current release8.0.26, July 20217.4.1.1, 20212.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++, Java
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
HP Open VMSLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Ada
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 proceduresnoyes infoproprietary syntaxJava Stored Procedures
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-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)nonoyes 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
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesyes
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 regionACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes, on a single nodeACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Users with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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