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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. EXASOL vs. GeoSpock vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
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.Spatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesMicrosofts relational DBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMSEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument store
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Score3.08
Rank#86  Overall
#9  Search engines
Score2.89
Rank#89  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#272  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#240  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#14  Time Series DBMS
Score1093.75
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.exasol.com/­en/­productsgeospock.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_1.1.2/­eventstore/­welcome.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentation
DeveloperAmazonExasolGeoSpockIBMMicrosoft
Initial release2012200020171989
Current release2.0, September 20191.1.3SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, JavascriptC++, ScalaC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyestemporal, categoricalnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)yes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBCJDBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
Java
Python
Scala
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnonoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersnoyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardingAutomatic shardingShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSActive-active shard replicationyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesNo - written data is immutableyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replicationyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per tableUser level access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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