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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. QuestDB vs. SWC-DB

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  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 high performance open source SQL database for time series dataA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineTime Series DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.24
Rank#121  Overall
#12  Search engines
Score1.28
Rank#154  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#335  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchquestdb.iogithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperAmazonQuestDB LimitedAlex Kashirin
Initial release201220142020
Current release0.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolschema-free
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredhorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Sharding
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 methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate 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 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 infothrough memory mapped filesno
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signatures
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon CloudSearchQuestDBSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database
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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