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DBMS > Amazon CloudSearch vs. BigObject vs. IBM Db2 Event Store

System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. BigObject vs. IBM Db2 Event Store

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use cases
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedEvent Store
Time 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
Score0.50
Rank#240  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#19  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchbigobject.iowww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-store
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.bigobject.iowww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.html
DeveloperAmazonBigObject, Inc.IBM
Initial release201220152017
Current release2.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Linux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer addition
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtime
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoLuayes
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requirednoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSnoneActive-active shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)No - written data is immutable
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storage
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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