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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Kdb+

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudHigh performance Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.50
Rank#97  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score5.50
Rank#55  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchkx.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchcode.kx.com
DeveloperAmazonKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plc
Initial release20122000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003
Current release3.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit version
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageq
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.yes
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyes infotable attribute 'grouped'
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (q)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIHTTP API
Jupyter
Kafka
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions
Triggersnoyes infowith views
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredhorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processing
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesrights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon CloudSearchKdb+
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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