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Score 8.5 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Amazon DynamoDB

It is ideal for those projects where you need to store a large amount of data, but you do not know how many will be so you need the database to increase its storage capacity together with the number of users, without having to spend extra money, it also has a great potential thanks to the fast connection it offers, so the data travels at high speed, and this speeds up the performance of the applications, excellent for projects where non-relational databases are used and what matters is to store large quantities of information and use them at high speed.
Winston Mendes | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cache

It's definitely great for medical industries that need the vast amounts of features/security/performance, however if you need something simple then this would be too much. There is a learning curve, and if you come from more common database technologies, then there will be a lot of differences to handle. Simple database needs would be better fulfilled elsewhere, but Cache is for when you need to take the next step, whether that be in the volume, complexity, or security of ETL.
David Crawford | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

NoSQL Databases

Amazon DynamoDB
8.5
Cache
Performance
Amazon DynamoDB
8.7
Cache
Availability
Amazon DynamoDB
9.3
Cache
Concurrency
Amazon DynamoDB
8.7
Cache
Security
Amazon DynamoDB
9.0
Cache
Scalability
Amazon DynamoDB
8.9
Cache
Data model flexibility
Amazon DynamoDB
7.1
Cache
Deployment model flexibility
Amazon DynamoDB
8.1
Cache

Pros

Amazon DynamoDB

  • It's very easy to get started, creating a table with a partition/sort key and you're on your way.
  • You can scale up and down your read/write IO as needed.
  • You can store structured and unstructured data.
  • It works great with Web Development as it's JSON based.
Bob Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cache

  • Secure data storage
  • Fast database
  • Complete development framework
Nadyan Pscheidt | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Amazon DynamoDB

  • Complex searching (no support for case-insensitive or full-text search).
  • Only supports up to two-key indexes.
  • Requires choosing the indexes up-front when doing searches.
  • Does not have an SQL compatible query front-end.
  • No join-table support (requires putting all data into one table).
Chris Moyer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cache

  • The IDE IntelliSense needs to be improved.
Yuval Golan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Amazon DynamoDB

Amazon DynamoDB 8.7
Based on 34 answers
We will most likely continue to use DynamoDB for certain use-cases. If we stopped using DynamoDB as often, it would likely be because we started using Aurora Serverless more. Aurora Serverless may offer similar availability, management and cost benefits while allowing developers to use their MySQL tools and experience.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cache

No score
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Usability

Amazon DynamoDB

No score
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Cache

Cache 5.0
Based on 1 answer
Unfortunately, InterSystems Caché is not the most intuitive solution out there. With other technologies, you can find more answers on the internet. InterSystems Caché is not a super well-known solution and does not have a large community helping each other like some free solutions.
Nadyan Pscheidt | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Amazon DynamoDB

No score
No answers yet
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Cache

Cache 9.0
Based on 1 answer
The customer support for InterSystems Caché from its vendor is great. Every time you have a problem or even a doubt about something in the tool, their support team can solve it right away. That is, without a doubt, a great InterSystems strength.
Nadyan Pscheidt | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Amazon DynamoDB

We evaluated using MongoDB or Amazon DyanmoDB. For us, the biggest advantage is that there's no maintenance cost for Amazon DynamoDB. Mongo gets complicated when you setup sharding. With Amazon DynamoDB, it's literally a push of button to increase throughput. This saves time and money on DevOps resources.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cache

I've only worked with products that do one thing before, but there's so much that Cache offers versus piecing different services together manually. Not only does the product offer a more robust tool-set, but the support is wonderful and I've never encountered a better vendor in any industry in terms of how well they interact with their customers and care about helping you solve your problems. They want you to grow and to get better.
David Crawford | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Amazon DynamoDB

  • Since the Amazon manages the instance, the amount of time a developer needs to spend configuring the database is less. For comparison, if we were to manage the same instance manually, we need to set up EC2 instance, install the DB, setup backup scripts, track backup failures, which is a great overhead for the dev. Using DynamoDB this overhead is reduced and hence having a great ROI.
  • Great documentation and easy setup makes an easy learning curve to transition to DynamoDB. Only caveat is as with any database, the data structure should be thoroughly analyzed for types of querying because there are limitations with the DynamoDB API.
  • Ties very well with rest of the Amazon eco system. Having rest of the applications in Amazon allows managing the application security a breeze.
Anudeep Palanki | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cache

  • Implementation time could be speeded up
  • It is very flexible and attractive
Dmitry Maslennikov | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Amazon DynamoDB

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Amazon DynamoDB Editions & Modules

Edition
On-Demand - Write Operation$1.251
On-Demand Read Operation$0.251
On-Demand Data Stored$0.252
On-Demand Point-in-Time Recovery$0.202
On-Demand Snapshot$0.102
On-Demand Restoring a Backup$0.153
On-Demand Global Tables$1.8754
On-Demand Streams$0.025
On-Demand Data Requests Outside AWS Regions$0.096
Provisioned - Write Operation$0.000657
Provisioned - Read Operation$0.000137
Provisioned - Data Stored$0.258
Provisioned - Point-in-Time Recovery$0.208
Provisioned - Snapshot$0.108
Provisioned - Restoring a Backup$0.159
Provisioned - Global Tables$0.00097510
Provisioned - Streams$0.0211
Provisioned - Data Requests Outside AWS Regions$0.0912
  1. per million requests
  2. per GB per month
  3. per GB
  4. per million write operations replicated
  5. per 100,000 read operations
  6. per GB
  7. capacity unit per hour
  8. per GB per month
  9. per GB
  10. per Read Capacity
  11. per 100,000 read operations
  12. per GB
Additional Pricing Details

Cache

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Cache Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Amazon DynamoDB
8.8
Cache
7.0

Likelihood to Renew

Amazon DynamoDB
8.7
Cache

Usability

Amazon DynamoDB
Cache
5.0

Support Rating

Amazon DynamoDB
Cache
9.0

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