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DBMS > Amazon CloudSearch vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. Faircom DB vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. Faircom DB vs. TerarkDB

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  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 serviceNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.A key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.14
Rank#116  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score1.15
Rank#163  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score0.43
Rank#247  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#116  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#323  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchaws.amazon.com/­documentdbwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourceslearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorygithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperAmazonFairCom CorporationTerark
Initial release2012201919792016
Current releaseV12, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresno
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 indexedyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)ADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++no
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requirednoneFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningnone
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, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic single-document operationstunable from ACID to Eventually Consistentno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesAccess rights for users and rolesFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesno
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon CloudSearchAmazon DocumentDBFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACETerarkDB
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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