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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Amazon Redshift vs. Citus vs. Memgraph

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLA hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scale
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.61
Rank#108  Overall
#9  Search engines
Score23.01
Rank#30  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score1.24
Rank#151  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Score0.13
Rank#292  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.citusdata.commemgraph.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.citusdata.comdocs.memgraph.com
DeveloperAmazonAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Memgraph Ltd
Initial release2012201220102017
Current release8.1, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercial infoFree license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCCC and C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinuxLinux
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free and schema-optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.noyes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin Pythonuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardingShardingSharding infodynamic graph partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSyesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsMulti-source replication using RAFT
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemyesyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID infowith snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers, roles and permissions

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