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System Properties Comparison Amazon DocumentDB vs. Amazon Redshift vs. IBM Db2

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NameAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/Linux
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDB
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.65
Rank#183  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score21.39
Rank#31  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score171.35
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­documentdbaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGG
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)IBM
Initial release201920121983 infohost version
Current release12.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC and C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardyes
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin Pythonyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Version
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasyesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-document operationsACIDACID
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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