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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. FaunaDB vs. Splunk

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  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 simplicityAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.08
Rank#86  Overall
#9  Search engines
Score0.98
Rank#154  Overall
#23  Document stores
#10  Graph DBMS
#76  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score88.77
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchfauna.comwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchfauna.com/­documentationdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperAmazonFauna, Inc.Splunk Inc.
Initial release201220142003
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageScala
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredhorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSMasterlessMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights for users and roles
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Amazon CloudSearchFaunaDBSplunk
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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