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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Elasticsearch vs. NCache

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  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 metricOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value Store
Primary database modelSearch engineSearch engineKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS
Document store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.79
Rank#133  Overall
#12  Search engines
Score130.82
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.91
Rank#193  Overall
#29  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperAmazonElasticAlachisoft
Initial release201220102005
Current release8.6, January 20235.3.3, April 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoElastic LicenseOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC#, .NET, .NET Core, Java
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counter
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
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSyesyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectoryes
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, allEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonooptimistic locking and pessimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Memcached and Redis integrationyes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
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Amazon CloudSearchElasticsearchNCache
Specific characteristicsNCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantagesNCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariosNCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Key customersBank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsMarket Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Licensing and pricing modelsNCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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