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DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. SingleStore vs. Tkrzw vs. Yaacomo

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. SingleStore vs. Tkrzw vs. Yaacomo

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTkrzw infoSuccessor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  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 typeA concept of libraries, allowing an application program to store and query key-value pairs in a file. Successor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto CabinetOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score79.85
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score6.66
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#340  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#348  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.singlestore.comdbmx.net/­tkrzwyaacomo.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperAmazonSingleStore Inc.Mikio HirabayashiQ2WEB GmbH
Initial release2012201320202009
Current release7.6, November 20210.9.3, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++, GoC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux info64 bit version requiredLinux
macOS
Android
Linux
Windows
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysnoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APICluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infohash partitioningnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesnoneSource-replica replication
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 calculationsnono
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 integritynononoyes
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 datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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.yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infousing specific database classesyes
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 rolesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Amazon DynamoDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLTkrzw infoSuccessor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto CabinetYaacomo
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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