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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Apache Drill vs. Graph Engine vs. Informix

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineA secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides IBM Db2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDB
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score25.94
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score2.89
Rank#106  Overall
#20  Document stores
#55  Relational DBMS
Score0.91
Rank#184  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#30  Key-value stores
Score23.37
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftdrill.apache.orgwww.graphengine.iowww.ibm.com/­products/­informix
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdrill.apache.org/­docswww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Apache Software FoundationMicrosoftIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.
Initial release2012201220101984
Current release1.19.0, June 202114.10.FC5, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoMIT Licensecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC.NET and CC, C++ and Java
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
.NETAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesrestrictednoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC++C#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonuser defined functionsyesyes
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesDepending on the underlying data sourceoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardDepending on the underlying data sourceUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controls

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