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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Heroic vs. QuestDB vs. SWC-DB

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  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 ElasticSearchA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.20
Rank#120  Overall
#11  Search engines
Score0.22
Rank#283  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score1.27
Rank#151  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#342  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexquestdb.iogithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperAmazonSpotifyQuestDB LimitedAlex Kashirin
Initial release2012201420142020
Current release0.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolschema-free
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyes infovia Elasticsearchno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSyesConfigurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infothrough memory mapped filesno
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signatures
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Amazon CloudSearchHeroicQuestDBSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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