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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. H2

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.33
Rank#132  Overall
#12  Search engines
Score8.50
Rank#51  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.h2database.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.html
DeveloperAmazonThomas Mueller
Initial release20122005
Current release2.2.220, July 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functions
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requirednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a database
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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