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DBMS > Amazon Redshift vs. Apache Phoenix vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Apache Phoenix vs. TerarkDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score25.54
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score3.04
Rank#107  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#345  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftphoenix.apache.orggithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftphoenix.apache.orggithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Apache Software FoundationTerark
Initial release201220142016
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesrestrictedyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBCC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonuser defined functionsno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyno

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