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DBMS > Amazon CloudSearch vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Transbase

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudWidely used in-process key-value storeA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.21
Rank#116  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score2.94
Rank#102  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#295  Overall
#137  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperAmazonOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release201219941987
Current release18.1.40, May 2020Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infocommercial license availablecommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)C and C++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionno
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnoyes infoonly for the SQL APIyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requirednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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