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

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  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.Wide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableMicrosofts relational DBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.21
Rank#85  Overall
#9  Search engines
Score2.83
Rank#87  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score53.46
Rank#21  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score1096.20
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.exasol.com/­en/­productshbase.apache.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceshbase.apache.orgdocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentation
DeveloperAmazonExasolApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetMicrosoft
Initial release2012200020081989
Current release2.2.0, June 2019SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial 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 languageJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROyes
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 indexedyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes infoCoprocessors in JavaTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersnoyesyesyes
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 AWSMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes, 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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACID
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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