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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

InterSystems IRIS

IRIS, and that comes from the time of Caché, works very well with hospitals, medical data, which need agility and an immediate response for access. Of course, it is not limited to the medical area, and works well with any area, however, the biggest highlight is in the hospital area.
Gabriel Tureck | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

NoSQL Databases

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

Database Development

Amazon DynamoDB
InterSystems IRIS
8.1
Version control tools
Amazon DynamoDB
InterSystems IRIS
7.7
Test data generation
Amazon DynamoDB
InterSystems IRIS
8.0
Performance optimization tools
Amazon DynamoDB
InterSystems IRIS
8.4
Schema maintenance
Amazon DynamoDB
InterSystems IRIS
8.0
Database change management
Amazon DynamoDB
InterSystems IRIS
8.3

Database Administration

Amazon DynamoDB
InterSystems IRIS
8.4
User management
Amazon DynamoDB
InterSystems IRIS
8.4
Database security
Amazon DynamoDB
InterSystems IRIS
8.7
Database status reporting
Amazon DynamoDB
InterSystems IRIS
8.3
Change management
Amazon DynamoDB
InterSystems IRIS
8.3

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

InterSystems IRIS

  • The database, which is one of the best in the market, with tools available for creating BI and API.
  • A redesign of the portal's administration screens and making some dark themes available to the studio.
  • With this platform is relatively easy to manage and deploy.
Josnei André Tschoeke | 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

InterSystems IRIS

  • If you need a quick install and deployment, needs docker, and this tech is not available in all customers.
  • The only thing is that the documentation is a little bit weak but you have the Intersystems Community to get questions answered
  • They could improve the usability of the administration portal
Vinicius Silva | 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

InterSystems IRIS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Amazon DynamoDB

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

InterSystems IRIS

InterSystems IRIS 7.6
Based on 3 answers
The interface is very intuitive, the documentation is very good so it is not complicated to operate.
The security is complex, but you can create a special role to access and the user ONLY can operate with the part that it allows.
Also, you can examine the data very quick with the SQL Browser integrated.
Francisco Lopez de las Heras | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Amazon DynamoDB

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

InterSystems IRIS

InterSystems IRIS 8.8
Based on 3 answers
The support team is the best in the world. All you need they can help you. The documentation is very good, but the support team can help you in less than 24h (some hours if it's very urgent).
Also, there is a great developers team in a good community that can help you in several languages (English, Spanish, Japanese, Portuguese, etc.).
Francisco Lopez de las Heras | 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

InterSystems IRIS

The only comparison I can make is that they are all database tools. I strongly believe that just the fact that IRIS is not so widespread and easy to find in research forums is the reason why it is not so "famous". The tool meets and meets all needs for any situation.
Lucas Soares | 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

InterSystems IRIS

  • I believe that the main impact is to be able to meet customer needs. On that point, InterSystems IRIS provided subsidies to make this possible.
Christian Radoll da Silva | TrustRadius Reviewer

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InterSystems IRIS

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

InterSystems IRIS

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

InterSystems IRIS Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Amazon DynamoDB
8.8
InterSystems IRIS
8.4

Likelihood to Renew

Amazon DynamoDB
8.7
InterSystems IRIS

Usability

Amazon DynamoDB
InterSystems IRIS
7.6

Support Rating

Amazon DynamoDB
InterSystems IRIS
8.8

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