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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Google Cloud Spanner vs. Teradata

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudA horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.A hybrid cloud data analytics software platform (Teradata Vantage)
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.67
Rank#102  Overall
#9  Search engines
Score2.37
Rank#109  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score75.97
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchcloud.google.com/­spannerwww.teradata.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docsdocs.teradata.com
DeveloperAmazonGoogleTeradata
Initial release201220171984
Current releaseTeradata Vantage 1.0 MU2, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Server operating systemshostedhostedhosted
Linux
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 indexedyesyes infoJoin-index to prejoin tables, aggregate index, sparse index, hash index
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011yes infoSQL 2016 + extensions
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
HTTP REST
JDBC
JMS Adapter
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Cobol
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
Perl
PL/1
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infoUDFs, stored procedures, table functions in parallel
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardingSharding infoHashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSMaster-Master replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.Master-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integrityyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoStrict serializable isolationACID
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, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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