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What is Amazon DynamoDB?

All data items are stored on Solid State Drives (SSDs), and are replicated across 3 Availability Zones for high availability and durability. With DynamoDB, you can offload the administrative burden of operating and scaling a highly available distributed database cluster, while paying a low price for only what you use.

What is Amazon SimpleDB?

Developers simply store and query data items via web services requests and Amazon SimpleDB does the rest. Behind the scenes, Amazon SimpleDB creates and manages multiple geographically distributed replicas of your data automatically to enable high availability and data durability. Amazon SimpleDB provides a simple web services interface to create and store multiple data sets, query your data easily, and return the results. Your data is automatically indexed, making it easy to quickly find the information that you need. There is no need to pre-define a schema or change a schema if new data is added later. And scale-out is as simple as creating new domains, rather than building out new servers.

What is Cloudant?

Cloudant’s distributed database as a service (DBaaS) allows developers of fast-growing web and mobile apps to focus on building and improving their products, instead of worrying about scaling and managing databases on their own.

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359 companies on StackShare use Amazon DynamoDB
What companies use Amazon SimpleDB?
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What are some alternatives to Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon SimpleDB, and Cloudant?

  • Google Cloud Datastore - A Fully Managed NoSQL Data Storage Service
  • Azure Cosmos DB - A fully-managed, globally distributed NoSQL database service
  • Cloud Firestore - A New Document Database for Apps
  • Google Cloud Bigtable - The same database that powers Google Search, Gmail and Analytics

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