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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. LokiJS

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudIn-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.85
Rank#137  Overall
#12  Search engines
Score0.43
Rank#264  Overall
#42  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchtechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperAmazon
Initial release20122014
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemshostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.no
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requirednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.
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 signaturesno

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