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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Datomic vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. ScyllaDB vs. Solr

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Search engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.20
Rank#116  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score1.84
Rank#125  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score5.83
Rank#62  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score3.54
Rank#90  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Score49.81
Rank#22  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.datomic.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.scylladb.comlucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.datomic.comhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.scylladb.comlucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperAmazonCognitectSAP infoformerly SybaseScyllaDBApache Software Foundation
Initial release20122012199220152006
Current release0.9.5951, July 201917, July 2015Scylla Open Source 4.3, January 20218.9.0, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++Java
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxAll OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-freeyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
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.noyesnoyes
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesyesyes infocluster global secondary indicesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)Solr Parallel SQL Interface
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoTransaction Functionsyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyes, LuaJava plugins
TriggersnoBy using transaction functionsyesnoyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requirednone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononospark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyesyes infoin-memory tablesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per objectyes
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Amazon CloudSearchDatomicSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereScyllaDBSolr
Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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