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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. GigaSpaces vs. OpenEdge

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsApplication development environment with integrated database management system
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.81
Rank#137  Overall
#12  Search engines
Score1.03
Rank#188  Overall
#32  Document stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
Score3.45
Rank#85  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.gigaspaces.comwww.progress.com/­openedge
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmldocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latest
DeveloperAmazonGigaspaces TechnologiesProgress Software Corporation
Initial release201220001984
Current release15.5, September 2020OpenEdge 12.2, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
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.no infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatayes
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-99 for query and DML statementsyes infoclose to SQL 92
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes
Triggersnoyes, event driven architectureyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardinghorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesRole-based access controlUsers and groups

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