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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. QuestDB

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelSearch engineTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.23
Rank#118  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score0.89
Rank#184  Overall
#13  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchquestdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperAmazonQuestDB Limited
Initial release20122014
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
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.no
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languagesC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredhorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSConfigurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID for single-table writes
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.yes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signatures
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Amazon CloudSearchQuestDB
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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