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DBMS > Amazon CloudSearch vs. SQLite vs. VoltDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. SQLite vs. VoltDB

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.21
Rank#116  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score128.68
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score1.72
Rank#131  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.sqlite.orgwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmldocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperAmazonDwayne Richard HippVoltDB Inc.
Initial release201220002010
Current release3.37.0  (27 November 2021), November 202110.1, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoPublic DomainOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJava, C++
Server operating systemshostedserver-lessLinux
OS X infofor development
Data schemeyesyes infodynamic column typesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.yes
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 indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Java API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requirednoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infovia file-system locksyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
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 signaturesnoUsers and roles with access to stored procedures

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