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NameAmazon Redshift
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence tools
Database modelRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score12.84
Rank#32  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshift
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentation/­redshift
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyes
Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshosted
Data schemeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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
Secondary indexesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of (almost entire) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)yes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standard
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Python
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the system
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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