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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Splunk vs. Teradata vs. TimescaleDB

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudAnalytics Platform for Big DataA hybrid cloud data analytics software platform (Teradata Vantage)A time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelSearch engineSearch engineRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.06
Rank#86  Overall
#9  Search engines
Score88.67
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score78.29
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score1.92
Rank#114  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.splunk.comwww.teradata.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunkdocs.teradata.comdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperAmazonSplunk Inc.TeradataTimescale
Initial release2012200319842017
Current releaseTeradata Vantage 1.0 MU2, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Linux
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.yesyesyes
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesyes infoJoin-index to prejoin tables, aggregate index, sparse index, hash indexyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsyes infoSQL 2016 + extensionsyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIHTTP REST.NET Client API
HTTP REST
JDBC
JMS Adapter
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Cobol
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
Perl
PL/1
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes infoUDFs, stored procedures, table functions in paralleluser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardingSharding infoHashingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSMaster-master replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replication with hot standby and reads on slaves info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searchingACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon CloudSearchSplunkTeradataTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsTimescaleDB is the first open-source time-series database that combines the reliability,...
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Competitive advantagesTimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosIoT, Industrial Machine, and Sensor Data Various industrial IoT use cases across...
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Key customersAltair Engineering Inc., Bloomberg, Comcast, Cray, Cree, DNSFilter, Laika, LaunchDarkly,...
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Market metrics1.8 million+ downloads, 7,500+ Github stars
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2 and Timescale License (TSL); Product matrix here ; information on pricing...
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