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DBMS > Amazon CloudSearch vs. Firebird vs. Splunk

System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Firebird vs. Splunk

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  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 InterBaseAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.08
Rank#86  Overall
#9  Search engines
Score21.82
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score88.77
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.firebirdsql.orgwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperAmazonFirebird FoundationSplunk Inc.
Initial release20122000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2003
Current release3.0.5, 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public Licensecommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoPSQLyes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requirednoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual 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 datayesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyes
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptAccess rights for users and roles

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