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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Drizzle

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.70
Rank#109  Overall
#9  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearch
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearch
DeveloperAmazonDrizzle project, originally started by Brian Aker
Initial release20122008
Current release7.2.4, September 2012
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPL
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTP

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