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DBMS > Amazon CloudSearch vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. BigchainDB vs. VictoriaMetrics

System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. BigchainDB vs. VictoriaMetrics

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonVictoriaMetrics  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsA fast, cost-effective and scalable Time Series DBMS and monitoring solution
Primary database modelSearch engineKey-value storeDocument storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.20
Rank#116  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score2.18
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.84
Rank#191  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score0.59
Rank#227  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.bigchaindb.comvictoriametrics.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.victoriametrics.com
github.com/­VictoriaMetrics/­VictoriaMetrics/­wiki
DeveloperAmazonAmazonVictoriaMetrics
Initial release2012200720162018
Current releasev1.63, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonGo
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
OpenBSD
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnono
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyes infoAll columns are indexed automatically
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP APICLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Graphite protocol
InfluxDB Line Protocol
OpenTSDB
Prometheus Query API
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requirednone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSyesselectable replication factorSynchronous replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
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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Amazon CloudSearchAmazon SimpleDBBigchainDBVictoriaMetrics
Specific characteristicsHigh performance, horizontally scalable time series database and monitoring solution...
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Competitive advantagesSpecifically designed for highly loaded workloads Addresses most of the scalability...
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Typical application scenariosWhen the current monitoring solution can't keep up with increasing workload Kubernetes...
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Key customersGrammarly, Wix.com, adidas, Sensedia, Brandwatch, CERN, COLOPL, Razorpay See our...
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Market metrics4.9k stars and 70+ contributors on GitHub 20M+ downloads Thousands of active users...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVictoriaMetrics comes in two versions essentially: an open source version and an...
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