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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. ArangoDB vs. Elasticsearch

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudA multi-model DBMSA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metric
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Search engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.69
Rank#93  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score4.88
Rank#61  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#10  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score150.17
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.arangodb.comwww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearch
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.arangodb.com/­documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.html
DeveloperAmazonArangoDB GmbH / triagens GmbHElastic
Initial release201220122010
Current release3.5.0, August 20197.3.0, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, C++, JavaScriptJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Raspbian
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistent
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyes
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 search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIHTTP API
JSON style queries
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Community Contributed Clients
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptyes
Triggersnonoyes infoby using the 'percolation' feature
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredSharding infosince version 2.0Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSMaster-slave replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptES-Hadoop Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, all
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
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.Memcached and Redis integration
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon CloudSearchArangoDBElasticsearch
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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Competitive advantagesOpen source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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Typical application scenarios
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Key customers
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Market metricsMore than 250 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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