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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. EsgynDB vs. Google BigQuery vs. Greenplum vs. MongoDB

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesAnalytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.One of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.20
Rank#116  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score0.27
Rank#274  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Score43.92
Rank#25  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score13.61
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score496.50
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.esgyn.cncloud.google.com/­bigquerygreenplum.orgwww.mongodb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docsdocs.greenplum.orgdocs.mongodb.com/­manual
DeveloperAmazonEsgynGooglePivotal Software Inc.MongoDB, Inc
Initial release20122015201020052009
Current release6.7.1, April 20205.0, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesnono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)
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Implementation languageC++, JavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxhostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial
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 infosince Version 4.2
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesyesRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BI
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptyesJavaScript
Triggersnononoyesyes infoin MongoDB Atlas only
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardingnoneShardingSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSMulti-source replication between multi datacentersSource-replica replicationMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying dataACIDMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infooptional, enabled by default
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononoyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) for whole datasets, not for individual tables infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
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Amazon CloudSearchEsgynDBGoogle BigQueryGreenplumMongoDB
Specific characteristicsMongoDB’s application data platform provides developers a unified interface to power...
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Competitive advantagesThe MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metrics175 million downloads, over 1.5M Atlas database clusters under management handling...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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