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DBMS > Amazon Redshift vs. Apache Doris vs. Kinetica vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Apache Doris vs. Kinetica vs. Snowflake

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonApache Doris  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsAn MPP-based analytics DBMS embracing the MySQL protocolFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score24.37
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#284  Overall
#132  Relational DBMS
Score0.74
Rank#202  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Score71.03
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftdoris.apache.org
github.com/­apache/­incubator-doris
www.kinetica.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftgithub.com/­apache/­incubator-doris/­wikiwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Apache Software Foundation, originally contributed from BaiduKineticaSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2012201720122014
Current release0.14, May 20217.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyes
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Implementation languageCJavaC, C++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinuxhosted
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
MySQL client
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCJavaC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonuser defined functionsuser defined functionsuser defined functions
Triggersnonoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles on table levelUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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Amazon RedshiftApache DorisKineticaSnowflake
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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