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DBMS > Amazon Redshift vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. BigchainDB vs. MonetDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. BigchainDB vs. MonetDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsA relational database management system that stores data in columns
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score25.85
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score2.19
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.80
Rank#193  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score1.88
Rank#125  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.bigchaindb.comwww.monetdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)AmazonMonetDB BV
Initial release2012200720162004
Current releaseJul2021-SP2, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languageCPythonC
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyes
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 indexesrestrictedyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnonoyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APICLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonnoyes, in SQL, C, R
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingSharding via remote tables
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesselectable replication factornone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental status
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes
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-standardAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)yesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Amazon RedshiftAmazon SimpleDBBigchainDBMonetDB
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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