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

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  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 PostgreSQLIn-memory JavaScript DBMSA 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 store
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
Score0.53
Rank#222  Overall
#32  Document stores
Score0.13
Rank#292  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.citusdata.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSmemgraph.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.citusdata.comtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.memgraph.com
DeveloperAmazonMemgraph Ltd
Initial release2012201020142017
Current release8.1, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Sourcecommercial infoFree license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJavaScriptC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free and schema-optional
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.yes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalitynono
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsnono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JavaScript APIBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
JavaScript.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.View functions in JavaScript
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardingnoneSharding 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 extensionsnoneMulti-source replication using RAFT
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID infowith snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes 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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoUsers, roles and permissions

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