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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. FaunaDB

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicity
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.50
Rank#97  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score0.42
Rank#212  Overall
#29  Document stores
#17  Graph DBMS
#102  Relational DBMS
#11  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchfauna.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchfauna.com/­documentation
DeveloperAmazonFauna, Inc.
Initial release20122014
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageScala
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.no
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredhorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSMasterless
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesIdentity management, authentication, and access control
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon CloudSearchFaunaDB
Specific characteristicsServerless cloud database for modern applications Native GraphQL API High performance...
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Competitive advantagesDocument-relational interface: combines flexibility in modeling with flexibility...
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Typical application scenariosModern Javascript Apps Identity management Multi-tenant SaaS backend Social content...
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Key customersNextdoor ShiftX
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