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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Impala vs. Infobright vs. Teradata

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudAnalytic DBMS for HadoopHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendA hybrid cloud data analytics software platform (Teradata Vantage)
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.20
Rank#109  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score18.17
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score1.23
Rank#152  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score69.98
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.ignitetech.com/­infobright-dbwww.teradata.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmldocs.teradata.com
DeveloperAmazonClouderaIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.Teradata
Initial release2012201320051984
Current release3.4.0, April 2020Teradata Vantage 1.0 MU2, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
Windows
hosted
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes infoJoin-index to prejoin tables, aggregate index, sparse index, hash index
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyes infoSQL 2016 + extensions
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
HTTP REST
JDBC
JMS Adapter
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C++
Cobol
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
Perl
PL/1
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenoyes infoUDFs, stored procedures, table functions in parallel
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardingnoneSharding infoHashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACID
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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