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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. ObjectBox vs. PostgreSQL

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudLightweight, fast on-device database for IoT, Mobile and Embedded devices, persisting and synchronising objects and vectorsWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL
Primary database modelSearch engineObject oriented DBMS
Vector DBMS
Relational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Apache Age
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS infowith pgvector extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.79
Rank#133  Overall
#12  Search engines
Score1.12
Rank#173  Overall
#5  Object oriented DBMS
#8  Vector DBMS
Score638.91
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchgithub.com/­objectbox
objectbox.io
www.postgresql.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.objectbox.iowww.postgresql.org/­docs
DeveloperAmazonObjectBox LimitedPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release201220171989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL
Current release4.0 (May 2024)16.3, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialBindings are released under Apache 2.0 infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC and C++C
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
Any POSIX system
Docker
iOS
Linux
macOS
QNX
Windows
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, plus "flex" map-like typesyes
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.
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infostandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIProprietary native APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Dart (Flutter)
Go
Java
Kotlin
Python
Swift
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requirednonepartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSData sync between devices allowing occasional connected databases to work completely offlineSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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