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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Heroic vs. LokiJS vs. SingleStore vs. Solr

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchIn-memory JavaScript DBMSMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelSearch engineTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.24
Rank#120  Overall
#11  Search engines
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score0.57
Rank#228  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score7.04
Rank#61  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score57.26
Rank#20  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.singlestore.comlucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.singlestore.comlucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperAmazonSpotifySingleStore Inc.Apache Software Foundation
Initial release20122014201420132006
Current release7.6, November 20219.0.0, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaScriptC++, GoJava
Server operating systemshostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux info64 bit version requiredAll OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyes infovia Elasticsearchyes infovia viewsyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysSolr Parallel SQL Interface
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JavaScript APICluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoView functions in JavaScriptyesJava plugins
Triggersnonoyesnoyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardingnoneSharding infohash partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSyesnoneSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsspark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
noneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACIDoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesnoFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon CloudSearchHeroicLokiJSSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSolr
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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