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DBMS > Amazon CloudSearch vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. TigerGraph

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

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  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 ScioreA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument storeKey-value storeGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.21
Rank#116  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score1.69
Rank#133  Overall
#22  Document stores
Score2.19
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score2.02
Rank#120  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchaws.amazon.com/­documentdbaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperAmazonAmazon
Initial release2012201920072017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedhostedLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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 indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesyes infoAll columns are indexed automatically
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)RESTful HTTP APIGSQL (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
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 application
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 replicasyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)noyes
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 possiblenoyes 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 datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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)Role-based access control
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Amazon CloudSearchAmazon DocumentDBAmazon SimpleDBTigerGraph
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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