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DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. PostGIS

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. PostGIS

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudEnhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.Spatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score81.55
Rank#15  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score3.19
Rank#105  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score29.16
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-serverpostgis.net
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATESTpostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperAmazonPercona
Initial release201220082005
Current release8.0.28-20, 20223.3.2, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC and C++C
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functions
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
XtraDB Cluster
yes infobased on PostgreSQL
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
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 regionACIDACID
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.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 rolesyes infobased on PostgreSQL

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