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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. ArangoDB vs. Cloudant vs. Quasardb vs. TimesTen

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.Database as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Document storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score20.96
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score4.94
Rank#65  Overall
#11  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score3.44
Rank#84  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score0.09
Rank#283  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score2.16
Rank#109  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.arangodb.comcloudant.comwww.quasardb.netwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stabledocs.cloudant.comdoc.quasardb.netdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)ArangoDB Inc.IBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014quasardbOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20122012201020091998
Current release3.6, January 20203.1, January 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercialcommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensescommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++ErlangC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashnoyes infointeger and binaryyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesyesyes infowith tagsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnonoSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
AQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin PythonJavaScriptView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnoPL/SQL
Triggersnonoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infosince version 2.0ShardingSharding infoconsistent hashingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-slave replication with configurable replication factorMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replication with selectable replication factorMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptyeswith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
OneShard (highly available, fault-tolerant deployment mode with ACID semantics)
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemyes inforelationships in graphsnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using LevelDByes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infoTransient modeyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Amazon RedshiftArangoDBCloudantQuasardbTimesTen
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosNative multi-model in ArangoDB is being used for a broad range of projects across...
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Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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Has been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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