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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Druid vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonDruid  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  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 dataMicrosofts relational DBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.06
Rank#86  Overall
#9  Search engines
Score1.87
Rank#116  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score1098.55
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdruid.apache.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentation
DeveloperAmazonMetamarkets Group and contributorsMicrosoft
Initial release201220121989
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache license v2commercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL support via Apache Calcite adapteryes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJSON over HTTPADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesno infoavailable via extensionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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