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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Elasticsearch vs. Interbase vs. SQLite

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineSearch engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.21
Rank#116  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score160.75
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score6.13
Rank#63  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score127.43
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperAmazonElasticEmbarcaderoDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release2012201019842000
Current release7.8.0, June 2020InterBase 2020, December 20193.37.2  (6 January 2022), January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicensecommercialOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaCC
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less
Data schemeyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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.nono infoexport as XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyesyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageno
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSyesInterbase Change Viewsnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectornono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes infovia file-system locks
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.Memcached and Redis integrationyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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