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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. SingleStore vs. SpaceTime

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score81.11
Rank#15  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score6.56
Rank#66  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#398  Overall
#6  Spatial DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.singlestore.comwww.mireo.hr/­spacetime
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperAmazonSingleStore Inc.Mireo
Initial release201220132020
Current release8.1, May 2023
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++, GoC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux info64 bit version requiredLinux
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APICluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
MongoDB API
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infohash partitioningFixed-grid hypercubes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesReal-time block device replication (DRBD)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)no infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
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 integritynonono
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 regionACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes
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)Fine grained access control via users, groups and rolesyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon DynamoDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSpaceTime
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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