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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Microsoft Access vs. MongoDB vs. Vertica

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)One of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSearch engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.21
Rank#85  Overall
#9  Search engines
Score129.47
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score421.12
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score22.17
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accesswww.mongodb.comwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspxdocs.mongodb.com/­manualwww.vertica.com/­documentation/­vertica
DeveloperAmazonMicrosoftMongoDB, IncVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release2012199220092005
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20194.2, August 2019Vertica Analytics Platform 9.2.x, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.commercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)no infoavailable on Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshostedWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.yes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyes
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 indexedyesyesno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BIyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
proprietary protocol using JSONADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Actionscript infoinofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infoinofficial driver
ColdFusion infoinofficial driver
D infoinofficial driver
Dart infoinofficial driver
Delphi infoinofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infoinofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infoinofficial driver
Lua infoinofficial driver
MatLab infoinofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infoinofficial driver
Prolog infoinofficial driver
Python
R infoinofficial driver
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk infoinofficial driver
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineJavaScriptyes
Triggersnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requirednoneSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keysSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSnoneMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infobut no files for transaction loggingMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes infooptionalyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Access rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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Amazon CloudSearchMicrosoft AccessMongoDBVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsMongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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Columnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesThe MongoDB Data Platform can be used by developers building OLTP and analytical...
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Performance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Market metrics70 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day). 15,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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