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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Snowflake

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.69
Rank#93  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score2.27
Rank#103  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAmazonSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20122014
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemshostedhosted
Data schemeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
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
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APICLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions
Triggersnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSyes
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
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 signaturesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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