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Amazon CloudSearch System Properties

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NameAmazon CloudSearch
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloud
Primary database modelSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.36
Rank#86  Overall
#9  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearch
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentation/­cloudsearch
DeveloperAmazon
Initial release2012
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyes
Server operating systemshosted
Data schemeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as required
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWS
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signatures

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