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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. BaseX vs. Faircom EDGE vs. Snowflake

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.FairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelSearch engineNative XML DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.89
Rank#104  Overall
#9  Search engines
Score1.90
Rank#128  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#274  Overall
#41  Key-value stores
#127  Relational DBMS
Score15.53
Rank#37  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchbasex.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasewww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.basex.orglearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAmazonBaseX GmbHFairCom CorporationSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2012200719792014
Current release9.4.6, January 2021V3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaANSI C, C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infoXQuery supports typesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes
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.yesyes
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infoANSI SQL queriesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++user defined functions
Triggersnoyes infovia eventsyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requirednoneFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSnoneyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infowhen using SQLyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanomultiple readers, single writerACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Users with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon CloudSearchBaseXFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGESnowflake
Specific characteristicsFairCom EDGE provides the power of a full-featured database that is designed specifically...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features JSON Multimodel SQL and NoSQL APIs Automatic database tuning Custom...
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Typical application scenariosFairCom EDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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Key customersUPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell Automation,...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom EDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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