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DynamoDB vs. MySQL

DynamoDB MySQL + Add column
Preference 45% votes 55% votes
Website aws.​amazon.​com/​DynamoDB/​ www.​mysql.​com
Database model
Data storage
Embeddable No Yes
Query language
Data types
Conditional entry updates Yes Yes
Map and reduce No No
Unicode Yes Yes
TTL for entries Yes No
Compression Yes Yes
Integrity model
Atomicity Yes Yes
Consistency Yes Yes
Isolation Yes Yes
Durability (data storage) Yes Yes
Transactions Yes Yes
Referential integrity Yes Yes
Revision control Yes Yes
Locking model
Secondary Indexes Yes Yes
Composite keys Yes Yes
Full text search Yes Yes
Geospatial Indexes No Yes
Graph support ? No
Horizontal scalable Yes Yes
Replication Yes Yes
Replication mode
Sharding Yes Yes
Shared nothing architecture Yes No
Value size max. 64 kB 10 EB
System requirements
Operating system
Native driver ?
Memory minimum ? 11 MB
Programming language
Description Key-value Relational database system
Multi-user system Yes Conditional
Multilingual content Conditional Yes
Price rating ★★★☆☆ ★★★★★
Software distribution
Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) Yes No
Release Date 18ᵗʰ January 2012 May 1994
Documentation level ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
RESTful Yes No
Distributed Counter Yes ?
Free to use Conditional Yes
Active Yes Yes
Database Connection Pooling No Yes
Real time analytics Yes Conditional
Community Driven No Good
WSDL Yes ?
Web interface Yes Yes
API Basic Good
Cloud platform support
Online backup No Yes
Function Based Index Yes Yes
Log Yes Yes
Implementation flexibility (0% global votes) (20% global votes)
Backup functionality Basic Good
Ease of use ★★★★☆ ★★★★★
Free for commercial use Yes Yes
Sorts Yes Yes
Perfomance ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
Cloud-enabled Yes Yes
Materialized Views Yes No
Spring Data Support Yes Yes
Geospatial Yes Yes
Text Analytics No Yes
Server Side Java Script No No
JSON Yes Yes
Geo-distributed Yes No
Fully Distributed Yes ?
Concurrency Yes Yes
Auto-Sharding Yes ?
In business since 2012 ?
24/7 support Yes Yes
Free edition Yes Yes
Multi-statement Transactions No ?
memcached protocol No ?
Does your mom understand it Yes No
Monitoring UI No Yes
CLI` Yes Yes
Lund Yes ?
Extension/Plug-in ? Yes
Multiple projects ? Yes
Standard compliance ? Yes
Lines of code ? 1 100 k
Data encryption ? Yes
Partial Index ? Yes
Key length max ? 3 072
Download ? dev.​mysql.​com/​downloads/​
Query Cache ? No
In-Place Update ? No
Tuneable write concerns ? Yes
Open Source ? Yes
Triggers ? Yes
Multivariate Testing ? No
Pipeline Aggregation ? Yes
Flexible Table(Schema) ? No
Stored Procedure ? Yes
SQL Queries ? Yes
3D Support ? Yes
Online backup (no locking) ? Yes
Abstracts complexity of UI Components ? Yes
Point In Time Recovery ? Yes
Does remove features when broken? ? Yes
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