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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. SQL.JS vs. Teradata

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudMicrosofts relational DBMSPort of SQLite to JavaScriptA hybrid cloud data analytics software platform (Teradata Vantage)
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.70
Rank#109  Overall
#9  Search engines
Score1043.12
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.74
Rank#197  Overall
#96  Relational DBMS
Score75.79
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-servergithub.com/­kripken/­sql.jswww.teradata.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverkripken.github.io/­sql.js/­documentationdocs.teradata.com
DeveloperAmazonMicrosoftAlon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by othersTeradata
Initial release2012198920121984
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 2019Teradata Vantage 1.0 MU2, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaScript
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hosted
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesyes infoJoin-index to prejoin tables, aggregate index, sparse index, hash index
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedyes infoSQL 2016 + extensions
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
JavaScript API.NET Client API
HTTP REST
JDBC
JMS Adapter
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
JavaScriptC
C++
Cobol
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
Perl
PL/1
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javanoyes infoUDFs, stored procedures, table functions in parallel
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationnoneSharding infoHashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno infoexcept by serializing a db to a fileyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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