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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. MongoDB vs. TimesTen vs. Vertica

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to OracleColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational 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
Score421.12
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score2.10
Rank#109  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score22.17
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.mongodb.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.htmlwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.mongodb.com/­manualdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1www.vertica.com/­documentation/­vertica
DeveloperAmazonMongoDB, IncOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005Vertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release2012200919982005
Current release4.2, August 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)Vertica Analytics Platform 9.2.x, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.commercialcommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)nono infoavailable on Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-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.yesyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesyesno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BIyesyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIproprietary protocol using JSONJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesActionscript 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
C++
Java
PL/SQL
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptPL/SQLyes
Triggersnoyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlynono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keysnoneSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes 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 or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infooptionalyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpointsyes
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 3.2yes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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Amazon CloudSearchMongoDBTimesTenVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsMongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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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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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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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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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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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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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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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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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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