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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. BigchainDB vs. TigerGraph

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument storeKey-value storeDocument storeGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.21
Rank#116  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score1.64
Rank#136  Overall
#22  Document stores
Score2.20
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.80
Rank#195  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score2.00
Rank#120  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchaws.amazon.com/­documentdbaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.bigchaindb.comwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperAmazonAmazon
Initial release20122019200720162017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyesnono
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Implementation languagePythonC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedhostedLinuxLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnonoyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesyes infoAll columns are indexed automatically
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonononoSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)RESTful HTTP APICLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyes
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requirednonenone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasyesselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possiblenonoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic single-document operationsno infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)yesRole-based access control
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Amazon CloudSearchAmazon DocumentDBAmazon SimpleDBBigchainDBTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsTigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesTigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosAnti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersFour out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Market metricsANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTry TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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