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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. FaunaDB vs. Teradata

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata  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 simplicityA hybrid cloud data analytics software platform (Teradata Vantage)
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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
Score76.81
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchfauna.comwww.teradata.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchfauna.com/­documentationdocs.teradata.com
DeveloperAmazonFauna, Inc.Teradata
Initial release201220141984
Current releaseTeradata Vantage 1.0 MU2, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageScala
Server operating systemshostedLinuxhosted
Linux
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 infoJoin-index to prejoin tables, aggregate index, sparse index, hash index
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infoSQL 2016 + extensions
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
HTTP REST
JDBC
JMS Adapter
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C
C++
Cobol
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
Perl
PL/1
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes infoUDFs, stored procedures, table functions in parallel
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredhorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding infoHashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSMasterlessMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesIdentity management, authentication, and access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Amazon CloudSearchFaunaDBTeradata
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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