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

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  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)Columnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelSearch engineSearch engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
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
Score22.65
Rank#29  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.splunk.comwww.teradata.comwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunkdocs.teradata.comwww.vertica.com/­documentation/­vertica
DeveloperAmazonSplunk Inc.TeradataVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release2012200319842005
Current releaseTeradata Vantage 1.0 MU2, January 2019Vertica Analytics Platform 9.2.x, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availablecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono infoavailable on Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Linux
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsyes infoSQL 2016 + extensionsyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIHTTP REST.NET Client API
HTTP REST
JDBC
JMS Adapter
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Cobol
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
Perl
PL/1
Python
R
Ruby
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes infoUDFs, stored procedures, table functions in parallelyes
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardingSharding infoHashingSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSMaster-master replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
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.noyes
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; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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Amazon CloudSearchSplunkTeradataVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsColumnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosCommunication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersAbiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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