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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. ArangoDB

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudA multi-model DBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument store
Key-value store
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.69
Rank#93  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score60.18
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score4.88
Rank#61  Overall
#11  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#10  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.arangodb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.arangodb.com/­documentation
DeveloperAmazonAmazonArangoDB GmbH / triagens GmbH
Initial release201220122012
Current release3.5.0, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, C++, JavaScript
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
OS X
Raspbian
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collection
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hash
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
JSON style queries
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJavaScript
Triggersnoyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdano
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardingSharding infosince version 2.0
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSyesMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)no infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScript
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)yes
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