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DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. Amazon Redshift vs. InterSystems IRIS

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Amazon Redshift vs. InterSystems IRIS

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalability
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score68.89
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score22.99
Rank#29  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score1.63
Rank#134  Overall
#22  Document stores
#25  Key-value stores
#4  Object oriented DBMS
#68  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iris
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.cls
DeveloperAmazonAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)InterSystems
Initial release201220122018
Current release2020.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedhostedAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesdepending on used data model
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin Pythonyes
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesSource-replica replication
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 systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionACIDACID
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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