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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Druid vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonDruid  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database service
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.69
Rank#93  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score1.84
Rank#113  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score31.33
Rank#24  Overall
#4  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdruid.ioazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-db
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdruid.io/­docs/­latest/­design/­index.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperAmazonMetamarkets Group and contributorsMicrosoft
Initial release201220122014
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache license v2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Unix
hosted
Data schemeyesyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoJSON types
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.no
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL support via Apache Calcite adapterSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJSON over HTTPDocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJavaScript
TriggersnonoJavaScript
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Session Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partition
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesno infoavailable via extensionsAccess rights can be defined down to the item level

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