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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Elasticsearch vs. SQLite

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  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 metricWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.14
Rank#117  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score158.25
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score129.37
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperAmazonElasticDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release201220102000
Current release7.8.0, June 20203.36.0  (18 June 2021), June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicenseOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMserver-less
Data schemeyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes 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
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
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 proceduresnoyesno
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectorno
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, all
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infovia file-system locks
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 signaturesno

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