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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. RocksDB

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelSearch engineKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.50
Rank#97  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score2.16
Rank#104  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchrocksdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperAmazonFacebook, Inc.
Initial release20122013
Current release6.2.2, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD
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 systemshosted
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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 SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
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 AWSnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyes
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
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesno

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