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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. KairosDB vs. mSQL vs. Sphinx

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2mSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelSearch engineTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.22
Rank#110  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score0.73
Rank#201  Overall
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score1.78
Rank#121  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score7.04
Rank#56  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchgithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbhughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchkairosdb.github.iosphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAmazonHughes TechnologiesSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2012201319942001
Current release1.2.2, November 20184.2, April 20193.3.1 , July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaCC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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 indexednoyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIGraphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredSharding infobased on CassandranoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturessimple password-based access controlnono

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