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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Sqrrl

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.81
Rank#137  Overall
#12  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchsqrrl.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearch
DeveloperAmazonAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release20122012
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIAccumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)

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