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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. BoltDB vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. Valentina Server

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  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 cloudAn embedded key-value store for Go.Globally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceObject-relational database and reports server
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.06
Rank#101  Overall
#9  Search engines
Score69.12
Rank#17  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.69
Rank#207  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
Score33.54
Rank#25  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score0.28
Rank#267  Overall
#122  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­boltdb/­boltazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbwww.valentina-db.net
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbvalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.php
DeveloperAmazonAmazonMicrosoftParadigma Software
Initial release20122012201320141999
Current release5.7.5
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGo
Server operating systemshostedhostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes infoJSON typesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesnoyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIDocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoJavaScriptyes
Triggersnoyes infoby integration with AWS LambdanoJavaScriptyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardingnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSyesnoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
noneBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes
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 regionyesMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partition
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)noAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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