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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. BaseX vs. Vertica

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  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.Columnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelSearch engineNative XML DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.06
Rank#86  Overall
#9  Search engines
Score1.24
Rank#136  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score22.65
Rank#29  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchbasex.orgwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.basex.orgwww.vertica.com/­documentation/­vertica
DeveloperAmazonBaseX GmbHVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release201220072005
Current release9.3.1, December 2019Vertica Analytics Platform 9.2.x, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono infoavailable on Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infoXQuery supports 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.yes
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes
Triggersnoyes infovia eventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requirednoneSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSnoneMaster-master replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanomultiple readers, single writerACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon CloudSearchBaseXVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsColumnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosCommunication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersAbiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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