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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. ArangoDB vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. NSDb

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  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.Globally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of Kubernetes
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score24.37
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score4.75
Rank#76  Overall
#11  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#9  Search engines
Score39.71
Rank#26  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score0.00
Rank#360  Overall
#37  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.arangodb.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbnsdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stabledocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbnsdb.io/­Architecture
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DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)ArangoDB Inc.Microsoft
Initial release2012201220142017
Current release3.7.9, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
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Implementation languageCC++Java, Scala
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyes infoJSON typesyes: int, bigint, decimal, string
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 indexesrestrictedyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
AQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin PythonJavaScriptJavaScriptno
TriggersnonoJavaScript
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infosince version 2.0Sharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptwith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*no
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)
Bounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemyes inforelationships in graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesUsing Apache Lucene
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-standardyesAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
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Amazon RedshiftArangoDBMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBNSDb
Specific characteristicsGraph and Beyond. With more than 11,000 stargazers on GitHub, ArangoDB is the leading...
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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 11,000 stargazers on...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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