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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Postgres-XL

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.69
Rank#93  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score0.43
Rank#213  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperAmazon
Initial release20122014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release10 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APInative C library
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredhorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWS
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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