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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Citus vs. Couchbase vs. Memgraph

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceA hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scale
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSDocument storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeKey-value store infooriginating from the former Membase product and supporting the Memcached protocol
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.61
Rank#108  Overall
#9  Search engines
Score1.24
Rank#151  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Score30.60
Rank#26  Overall
#4  Document stores
Score0.13
Rank#292  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.citusdata.comwww.couchbase.commemgraph.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.citusdata.comdocs.couchbase.comdocs.memgraph.com
DeveloperAmazonCouchbase, Inc.Memgraph Ltd
Initial release2012201020112017
Current release8.1, December 2018Server: 6.5, January 2020; Mobile: 2.7, January 2020; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availablecommercial infoFree license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageCC, C++, Go and ErlangC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free and schema-optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoString, Boolean, Numberyes
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 infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.no
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Native language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.Functions and timers in JavaScript
Triggersnoyesyes infovia the TAP protocol
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardingShardingSharding infodynamic graph partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication using RAFT
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID infowith snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoEphemeral bucketsyes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated AuthenticationUsers, roles and permissions
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon CloudSearchCitusCouchbase infoOriginally called MembaseMemgraph
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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Key customersAmadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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Market metricsNamed a leader in the Forrester Waveā„¢: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019 Over 10M downloads...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
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