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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. SWC-DB

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudA multi-model, scalable, distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide highly reliable, flexible, and available data management across a configurable set of storage nodesA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.85
Rank#137  Overall
#12  Search engines
Score2.95
Rank#100  Overall
#17  Document stores
#17  Key-value stores
#50  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#376  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­technologies/­nosqlgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database/­other-databases/­nosql-database/­index.html
DeveloperAmazonOracleAlex Kashirin
Initial release201220112020
Current release23.3, December 20230.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoProprietary for Enterprise Edition (Oracle Database EE license has Oracle NoSQL database EE covered: details)Open Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Linux
Data schemeyesSupport Fixed schema and Schema-less deployment with the ability to interoperate between them.schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptional
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIProprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSElectable source-replica replication per shard. Support distributed global deployment with Multi-region table feature
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)
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.yes infooff heap cacheno
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesAccess rights for users and roles

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