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DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. MySQL vs. Riak TS vs. Trafodion

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. MySQL vs. Riak TS vs. Trafodion

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudWidely used open source RDBMSRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APITime Series 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
Score0.26
Rank#276  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#232  Overall
#112  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.mysql.comriak.com/­products/­riak-tstrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdev.mysql.com/­doctrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperAmazonOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunBasho TechnologiesApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release2012199520152014
Current release8.0.26, July 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 availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC and C++ErlangC++, Java
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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 indexesyesyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
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
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoproprietary syntaxJavaScript and ErlangJava Stored Procedures
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factoryes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)noyesyes 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 ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno infolinks between datasets can be storedyes
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 enginenoACID
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.yesno
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 rolesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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