DB-EnginesExtremeDB Active Replication featuresEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Amazon CloudSearch vs. Apache Phoenix vs. Citus vs. MarkLogic

System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Apache Phoenix vs. Citus vs. MarkLogic

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonMarkLogic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLOperational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL database
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.89
Rank#104  Overall
#9  Search engines
Score3.39
Rank#94  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score1.41
Rank#146  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score10.07
Rank#42  Overall
#7  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#4  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchphoenix.apache.orgwww.citusdata.comwww.marklogic.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchphoenix.apache.orgdocs.citusdata.comdocs.marklogic.com
DeveloperAmazonApache Software FoundationMarkLogic Corp.
Initial release2012201420102001
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20198.1, December 20189.0, 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaCC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced
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 functionalityyes
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsyes infoSQL92
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Java API
Node.js Client API
ODBC
proprietary Optic API infoProprietary Query API, introduced with version 9
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
WebDAV
XDBC
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes infovia XQuery or JavaScript
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoHadoop integrationnoyes infovia Hadoop Connector, HDFS Direct Access and in-database MapReduce jobs
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID infocan act as a resource manager in an XA/JTA transaction
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.yesnoyes, with Range Indexes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control at the document and subdocument levels
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon CloudSearchApache PhoenixCitusMarkLogic
Specific characteristicsThe MarkLogic Multi-Model Database provides the simplest way to integrate data from...
» more
Competitive advantagesThe main benefit of MarkLogic is simplicity. By making things simpler, MarkLogic...
» more
Typical application scenariosMarkLogic’s main use case is the Operational Data Hub . A Data Hub is useful for...
» more
Key customersMarkLogic has proven results managing mission-critical data with over 1,000 global...
» more
Market metricsMarkLogic is well known within the Fortune 1000, with a strong presence in financial...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsMarkLogic provides a variety of licenses and cloud services: MarkLogic Data Hub Service...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Amazon CloudSearchApache PhoenixCitusMarkLogic
DB-Engines blog posts

Amazon - the rising star in the DBMS market
3 August 2015, Matthias Gelbmann

The DB-Engines ranking includes now search engines
4 February 2013, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Enterprise Search Software Market Report 2025 : Swiftype, Algolia, Elasticsearch, Apache Solr, SearchSpring, AddSearch, SLI Systems, Amazon CloudSearch, Coveo, FishEye, Inbenta – NeighborWebSJ
27 January 2021, NeighborWebSJ

Enterprise Search Software Market 2021-2027 Growth Analysis, Key Insights and Future Development By SLI Systems, Elasticsearch, Algolia, Apache Solr, Amazon CloudSearch, AddSearch – NeighborWebSJ
25 January 2021, NeighborWebSJ

Enterprise Search Software Market Regional Growth Outlook, Industry Projections by Players – Coveo, Amazon CloudSearch, SLI Systems, SearchSpring, Elasticsearch, AddSearch, Swiftype, FishEye, Inbenta, Algolia, Apache Solr – Reviewindependent
22 January 2021, Reviewindependent

Global Enterprise Semantic Search Software Market Top Manufacturers Analysis by 2026: SharePoint, IBM, Lucidworks, Microsoft FAST, Oracle etc. – NeighborWebSJ
26 January 2021, NeighborWebSJ

Handshake Appoints Industry Veteran Asif Makhani as CTO to Drive Product and Platform Innovation
12 January 2021, PRNewswire

provided by Google News

The Apache Software Foundation Announces the 10th Anniversary of Apache® HBase™
13 May 2020, GlobeNewswire

Apache Phoenix Now HBase 2.0 Compatible
20 July 2018, iProgrammer

Cloudera adds operational database to cloud service
17 September 2020, ZDNet

Developing Python Applications Against Apache Phoenix (HBase)
30 September 2016, DZone News

About Maria Pospelova
14 July 2020, TechBeacon

provided by Google News

PostgreSQL Is DB-Engines DBMS of the Year For 2020
15 January 2021, iProgrammer

Microsoft acquires Citus Data for its open source PostgreSQL tool
24 January 2019, VentureBeat

Microsoft Expands Azure PostgreSQL Moxy Through Citus Data Purchase
30 January 2019, Data Center Knowledge

Citus Data Announces HIPAA-Compliant Healthcare Cloud
13 November 2018, HITInfrastructure.com

Database Software Global Market Report 2020-30: Covid 19 Impact and Recovery
16 September 2020, GlobeNewswire

provided by Google News

MarkLogic Announces New Tableau Connector to Streamline Enterprise Data Consumption
6 January 2021, Business Wire

Enterprise Database Management System (DBMS) Market Report 2025 : Oracle Corporation, Embarcadero Technologies, SAP (Germany), IBM Corporation, MarkLogic, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft Corporation, Amazon WebServices, Enterprise, InterSystems, Cloudera, MariaDB Corporation, Teradata
27 January 2021, NeighborWebSJ

Document Databases Software Market Report 2025 : MongoDB, Amazon, ArangoDB, Azure Cosmos DB, Couchbase, MarkLogic, RethinkDB, CouchDB, SQL-RD, OrientDB, RavenDB, Redis
27 January 2021, NeighborWebSJ

Hadoop Market Perceives a Fortifying Growth by 2027 – Business Overview with MAPR TECHNOLOGIES, Pentaho, MarkLogic, Hortonworks, Teradata Corporation – KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper
22 January 2021, KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper

NoSQL Database Market Innovative Strategy by 2028 | DynamoDB, Aerospike, ObjectLabs Corporation, MarkLogic, InfiniteGraph, Skyll – Murphy's Hockey Law
23 January 2021, Murphy's Hockey Law

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Data Engineer
When I Work, Remote

Backend API Software Engineer
FloSports, Austin, TX

Backend API Software Engineer
FloSports, Longwood, FL

Software Engineer I
Transcat, Inc., Rochester, NY

Software Development Team Lead
Transcat, Inc., Rochester, NY

Solutions Consultant
Cloudera, Illinois

Director of Engineering - Operational Database
Cloudera, Santa Clara, CA

Solutions Architect
Raytheon Intelligence & Space, Dulles, VA

Solutions Architect - Federal
Cloudera, Maryland

Solutions Architect
Cloudera, Texas

Data Engineer
Snap Finance, Salt Lake City, UT

Principal Software Developer
Semantic AI, San Diego, CA

Software Engineer, Data Platform (Senior/Staff)
Heap, California

MarkLogic Developer
Acestack LLC, Phoenix, AZ

Marklogic Database Administrator
Intellibee Inc, Remote

Technical Support & Development DBA
DBaaS, Remote

MarkLogic Developer
Infopro Ltd., Phoenix, AZ

Marklogic Developer
Cognizant Technology Solutions, Raleigh, NC

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Present your product here