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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. mSQL

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score61.63
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score1.42
Rank#128  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.hughes.com.au/­products/­msql
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodb
DeveloperAmazonHughes Technologies
Initial release20121994
Current release4.2, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercial infofree licenses can be provided
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggers
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdano
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
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 regionno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)no

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