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DBMS > Amazon CloudSearch vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  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 cloudGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument store
Key-value store
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.61
Rank#108  Overall
#9  Search engines
Score66.18
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score31.67
Rank#25  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score3.51
Rank#89  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperAmazonAmazonMicrosoftSybase, SAP
Initial release2012201220141993
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemshostedhostedhostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes 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 indexedyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIDocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJavaScriptyes
Triggersnoyes infoby integration with AWS LambdaJavaScriptyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSyesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)with 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
Bounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
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 regionMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionACID
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 infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights can be defined down to the item levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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