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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. EXASOL vs. GeoSpock vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Splice Machine

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  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 scaleMicrosofts relational DBMSOpen-Source SQL RDBMS powered by Spark and Hadoop
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.08
Rank#86  Overall
#9  Search engines
Score2.89
Rank#89  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#272  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Score1093.75
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.73
Rank#177  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.exasol.com/­en/­productsgeospock.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serversplicemachine.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmdocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentationdoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperAmazonExasolGeoSpockMicrosoftJohn Leach
Initial release2012200019892014
Current release2.0, September 2019SQL Server 2019, November 20192.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoextended commercial Enterprise edition 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++Java
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyestemporal, categoricalyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)yesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Java
JRuby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayes infoJava
Triggersnoyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardingAutomatic shardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationnonono infouses HBase instead
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
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 tablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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