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DBMS > Amazon CloudSearch vs. Memgraph vs. PostgreSQL vs. Riak TS

System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Memgraph vs. PostgreSQL vs. Riak TS

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudA hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scaleWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQLRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelSearch engineGraph DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.61
Rank#108  Overall
#9  Search engines
Score0.13
Rank#292  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Score542.29
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#248  Overall
#17  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchmemgraph.comwww.postgresql.orgriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.memgraph.comwww.postgresql.org/­docs/­manuals
DeveloperAmazonMemgraph LtdPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developerBasho Technologies
Initial release201220171989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL2015
Current release13.0, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoFree license availableOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC and C++CErlang
Server operating systemshostedLinuxFreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-free and schema-optionalyesschema-free
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.noyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infostandard with numerous extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIBolt protocol
Cypher query language
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.JavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredSharding infodynamic graph partitioningpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hashSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSMulti-source replication using RAFTSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationships in graphsyesno infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infowith snapshot isolationACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesUsers, roles and permissionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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