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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Firebird vs. Splunk vs. Teradata

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata  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 DataA hybrid cloud data analytics software platform (Teradata Vantage)
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.06
Rank#86  Overall
#9  Search engines
Score22.55
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score88.67
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score78.29
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.firebirdsql.orgwww.splunk.comwww.teradata.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunkdocs.teradata.com
DeveloperAmazonFirebird FoundationSplunk Inc.Teradata
Initial release20122000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase20031984
Current release3.0.4, October 2018Teradata Vantage 1.0 MU2, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public Licensecommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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
hosted
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
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.yesyes
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesyesyes infoJoin-index to prejoin tables, aggregate index, sparse index, hash index
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsyes infoSQL 2016 + extensions
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP REST.NET Client API
HTTP REST
JDBC
JMS Adapter
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Cobol
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
Perl
PL/1
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoPSQLyesyes infoUDFs, stored procedures, table functions in parallel
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requirednoneShardingSharding infoHashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsMaster-master replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
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 searchingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyes
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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