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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. BigchainDB vs. EXASOL vs. GeoSpock vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Spatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleMicrosofts relational DBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument store
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Score3.08
Rank#86  Overall
#9  Search engines
Score0.67
Rank#189  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score2.89
Rank#89  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#272  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Score1093.75
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.bigchaindb.comwww.exasol.com/­en/­productsgeospock.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmdocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentation
DeveloperAmazonExasolGeoSpockMicrosoft
Initial release2012201620001989
Current release2.0, September 2019SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonJava, JavascriptC++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxhostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyestemporal, categoricalyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)yes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APICLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Java
Lua
Python
R
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardingShardingAutomatic shardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSselectable replication factoryes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesyesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per tablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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