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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Solr vs. SpatiaLite

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache LuceneSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelSearch engineSearch engineSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.87
Rank#140  Overall
#12  Search engines
Score44.28
Rank#24  Overall
#3  Search engines
Score1.72
Rank#149  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchsolr.apache.orgwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchsolr.apache.org/­resources.htmlwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperAmazonApache Software FoundationAlessandro Furieri
Initial release201220062008
Current release9.5.0, February 20245.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)server-less
Data schemeyesyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fieldsyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typingyes
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSolr Parallel SQL Interfaceyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava pluginsno
Triggersnoyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnospark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanooptimistic lockingACID
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesyesno

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