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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. XAP

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.50
Rank#97  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score0.76
Rank#167  Overall
#24  Document stores
#29  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.gigaspaces.com/­product/­xap
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperAmazonGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release20122000
Current release14.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
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.no infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersnoyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSMaster-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesRole-based access control

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