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BigTable vs. DynamoDB

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Database model
Data storage
Embeddable ? No
Query language
Data types
Conditional entry updates No Yes
Map and reduce Yes No
Unicode Yes Yes
TTL for entries ? Yes
Compression Yes Yes
Integrity model
Atomicity Yes Yes
Consistency Yes Yes
Isolation No Yes
Durability (data storage) Yes Yes
Transactions Yes Yes
Referential integrity ? Yes
Revision control Yes Yes
Locking model No
Secondary Indexes Yes Yes
Composite keys ? Yes
Full text search No Yes
Geospatial Indexes Yes No
Horizontal scalable Yes Yes
Replication Yes Yes
Replication mode ?
Sharding Yes Yes
Shared nothing architecture ? Yes
Value size max. ? 64 kB
System requirements
Operating system ?
Programming language
Description Key-value Key-value
Multi-user system Yes Yes
Active Yes Yes
Real time analytics Yes Yes
Cloud platform support
Query Cache Yes ?
Ease of use ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
Geospatial No Yes
Max rows in query result 5 ?
ORM Join Support No ?
24/7 support Yes Yes
Free edition No Yes
SQL Queries Yes ?
memcached protocol Yes No
CLI` Yes Yes
Database ?
Multilingual content ? Conditional
Price rating ? ★★★☆☆
Software distribution ?
Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) ? Yes
Release Date ? 18ᵗʰ January 2012
Documentation level ? ★★★★☆
RESTful ? Yes
Distributed Counter ? Yes
Free to use ? Conditional
Database Connection Pooling ? No
Community Driven ? No
WSDL ? Yes
Web interface ? Yes
API ? Basic
Online backup ? No
Function Based Index ? Yes
Log ? Yes
Implementation flexibility (0% global votes) (0% global votes)
Backup functionality ? Basic
Free for commercial use ? Yes
Sorts ? Yes
Perfomance ? ★★★★☆
Cloud-enabled ? Yes
Materialized Views ? Yes
Spring Data Support ? Yes
Text Analytics ? No
Server Side Java Script ? No
JSON ? Yes
Geo-distributed ? Yes
Fully Distributed ? Yes
Concurrency ? Yes
Auto-Sharding ? Yes
In business since ? 2012
Multi-statement Transactions ? No
Does your mom understand it ? No
Monitoring UI ? No
Lund ? Yes
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