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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. EXASOL vs. FatDB vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.A .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.Microsofts relational DBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.21
Rank#85  Overall
#9  Search engines
Score2.83
Rank#87  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score1096.20
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesdocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentation
DeveloperAmazonExasolFatCloudMicrosoft
Initial release2012200020121989
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#C++
Server operating systemshostedWindowsLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexedyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno infoVia inetgration in SQL Serveryes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
C#C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes infovia applicationsTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersnoyesyes infovia applicationsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardingShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSselectable replication factoryes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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