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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Apache Pinot vs. Datastax Enterprise

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonApache Pinot  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsRealtime distributed OLAP datastore, designed to answer OLAP queries with low latencyDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score26.17
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.35
Rank#269  Overall
#125  Relational DBMS
Score8.46
Rank#57  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftpinot.apache.orgwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprise
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.pinot.apache.orgdocs.datastax.com
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Apache Software Foundation and contributorsDataStax
Initial release201220152011
Current release0.10.0, March 20226.8, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCJavaJava
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java JDK11 or higherLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQL
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBCProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCGo
Java
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonno
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computing
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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