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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. EJDB vs. FaunaDB

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Strongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicity
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.54
Rank#100  Overall
#9  Search engines
Score0.22
Rank#260  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score1.19
Rank#143  Overall
#23  Document stores
#10  Graph DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchejdb.orgfauna.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mddocs.fauna.com
DeveloperAmazonSoftmotionsFauna, Inc.
Initial release201220122014
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCScala
Server operating systemshostedserver-lessLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idno
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 indexednoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIin-process shared libraryRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requirednonehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSnoneMasterless
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyes
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 signaturesnoIdentity management, authentication, and access control

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