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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. FileMaker vs. searchxml vs. Snowflake

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.DBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application serverCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSNative XML DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.24
Rank#121  Overall
#12  Search engines
Score53.12
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#357  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#23  Search engines
Score103.12
Rank#13  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.searchxml.net/­category/­productswww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationwww.searchxml.net/­support/­handoutsdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAmazonFileMaker infoa subsidiary of Appleinformationpartners gmbhSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2012198320152014
Current release19.4.1, November 20211.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyes
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostediOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
Windowshosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatyesyes
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infovia pluginsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesPHPC++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIsJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes infoon the application serveruser defined functions
Triggersnoyesnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requirednonenoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14yes infosychronisation to multiple collectionsyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonomultiple readers, single writerACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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 signaturessimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application servicesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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