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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Amazon Redshift vs. Oracle

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  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 toolsWidely used RDBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.50
Rank#97  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score19.87
Rank#32  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score1346.66
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.oracle.com/­database
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database
DeveloperAmazonAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Oracle
Initial release201220121980
Current release19c, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC and C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeyesyesyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columns
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin PythonPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possible
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardinghorizontal partitioning infowith the optional Oracle Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSyesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocan be realized in PL/SQL
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoisolation level can be parameterized
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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