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The possibility of managing documents is the most valuable aspect of the solution. I like the fact that I don't have to define the fields.

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I like the scalability. There aren't any constraints for posting in the geolocation. I also like the SQL architecture.

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Querying data on the solution is quite limited, but this is like any other NoSQL database. It's the most common criticism of the NoSQL database in general.

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The query is a little complex. SQL server should have more options. But the query should be better.

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Amazon DynamoDB is a fully managed NoSQL database service that provides fast and predictable performance with seamless scalability. You can use Amazon DynamoDB to create a database table that can store and retrieve any amount of data, and serve any level of request traffic. Amazon DynamoDB automatically spreads the data and traffic for the table over a sufficient number of servers to handle the request capacity specified by the customer and the amount of data stored, while maintaining consistent and fast performance.

DocumentDB is a fully managed NoSQL database service built for fast and predictable performance, high availability, elastic scaling, global distribution, and ease of development. As a schema-free NoSQL database, DocumentDB provides rich and familiar SQL query capabilities with consistent low latencies on JSON data - ensuring that 99% of your reads are served under 10 milliseconds and 99% of your writes are served under 15 milliseconds. These unique benefits make DocumentDB a great fit for web, mobile, gaming, and IoT, and many other applications that need seamless scale and global replication.

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Amazon DynamoDB is ranked 1st in Managed NoSQL Databases with 1 review while Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB is ranked 2nd in Managed NoSQL Databases with 1 review. Amazon DynamoDB is rated 8.0, while Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Amazon DynamoDB writes "A good solution for managing documents that has a good user interface and is very stable". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB writes "Has good scaling abilities and good automatic performance ". Amazon DynamoDB is most compared with Google Cloud Bigtable, Amazon Timestream, Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud, Amazon MCS and Amazon Neptune, whereas Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB is most compared with Google Cloud Bigtable and Amazon Timestream.

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