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DBMS > Amazon CloudSearch vs. Google Search Appliance vs. RavenDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Google Search Appliance vs. RavenDB

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudThe Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.Open Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelSearch engineSearch engineDocument store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS infoexperimental
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.08
Rank#86  Overall
#9  Search engines
Score2.77
Rank#90  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score3.82
Rank#78  Overall
#13  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlravendb.net
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchsupport.google.com/­gsaravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperAmazonGoogleHibernating Rhinos
Initial release201220022010
Current release4.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIAdministrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSMaster-slave replicationMulti-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesUser authentication via various security protocolsAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle

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