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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. ArangoDB vs. Drizzle

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
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.MySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score22.50
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score4.38
Rank#76  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#8  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.arangodb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stable
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)ArangoDB Inc.Drizzle project, originally started by Brian Aker
Initial release201220122008
Current release3.7.9, March 20217.2.4, September 2012
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoGNU GPL
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCC++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyes
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.no
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnoyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
AQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
JDBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
C
C++
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin PythonJavaScriptno
Triggersnonono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infosince version 2.0Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptno
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)
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemyes inforelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTP
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon RedshiftArangoDBDrizzle
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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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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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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