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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Firebird

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBase
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.54
Rank#100  Overall
#9  Search engines
Score19.90
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.firebirdsql.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manuals
DeveloperAmazonFirebird Foundation
Initial release20122000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase
Current release3.0.5, 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoPSQL
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requirednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSnone infoavailable via 3rd party products
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writers
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept

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