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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. GeoSpock vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleMicrosofts relational DBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument store
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DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.06
Rank#86  Overall
#9  Search engines
Score0.13
Rank#270  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Score1098.55
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchgeospock.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmdocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentation
DeveloperAmazonGeoSpockMicrosoft
Initial release20121989
Current release2.0, September 2019SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, JavascriptC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedtemporal, categoricalyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)yes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredAutomatic shardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
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 integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
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 signaturesAccess rights for users can be defined per tablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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