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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Kdb+ vs. SQLite

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudHigh performance Time Series DBMSWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.23
Rank#118  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score7.95
Rank#55  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score129.80
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchkx.comwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchcode.kx.comwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperAmazonKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release20122000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032000
Current release3.6, May 20183.36.0  (18 June 2021), June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageqC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less
Data schemeyesyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (q)yes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyes infowith viewsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredhorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 signaturesrights management via user accountsno
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon CloudSearchKdb+SQLite
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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