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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Amazon CloudSearch vs. BigObject

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Amazon CloudSearch vs. BigObject

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queries
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Search engineRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposed
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.54
Rank#228  Overall
#35  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score2.20
Rank#120  Overall
#11  Search engines
Score0.04
Rank#338  Overall
#151  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchbigobject.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.bigobject.io
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAmazonBigObject, Inc.
Initial release201420122015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercial infofree community edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHTTP APIfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoLua
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requirednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infomanaged transparently by AWSnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tables
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoauthentication via encrypted signaturesno

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