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DBMS > Amazon CloudSearch vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. TimesTen

System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. TimesTen

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelSearch engineEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.54
Rank#121  Overall
#11  Search engines
Score0.31
Rank#298  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score2.02
Rank#137  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storewww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmldocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperAmazonIBMOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release201220171998
Current release2.011 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexednoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesPL/SQL
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSActive-active shard replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesNo - written data is immutableyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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