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DBMS > Amazon CloudSearch vs. BigObject vs. BoltDB vs. Heroic vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. BigObject vs. BoltDB vs. Heroic vs. SWC-DB

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesAn embedded key-value store for Go.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedKey-value storeTime Series DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.21
Rank#116  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score0.08
Rank#309  Overall
#140  Relational DBMS
Score0.55
Rank#234  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score0.04
Rank#323  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#315  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchbigobject.iogithub.com/­boltdb/­boltspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.bigobject.iospotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overview
DeveloperAmazonBigObject, Inc.SpotifyAlex Kashirin
Initial release20122015201320142020
Current release0.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageGoJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesnoyes infovia Elasticsearch
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesGoC++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoLuanonono
Triggersnonononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requirednonenoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSnonenoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonono
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesnono

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