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DBMS > Amazon CloudSearch vs. BigchainDB vs. QuestDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. BigchainDB vs. QuestDB

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  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 assetsA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score2.14
Rank#117  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score0.82
Rank#193  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score0.71
Rank#206  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.bigchaindb.comquestdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperAmazonQuestDB Limited
Initial release201220162014
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonJava
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APICLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSselectable replication factorConfigurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesyes
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Amazon CloudSearchBigchainDBQuestDB
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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