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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Badger vs. BigchainDB vs. Datomic vs. RethinkDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonBadger  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsAn embeddable, persistent, simple and fast Key-Value Store, written purely in Go.BigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score25.85
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#298  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
Score0.80
Rank#193  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score1.74
Rank#130  Overall
#65  Relational DBMS
Score3.14
Rank#97  Overall
#17  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftgithub.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.bigchaindb.comwww.datomic.comrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftgodoc.org/­github.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.datomic.comrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)DGraph LabsCognitectThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release20122017201620122009
Current release0.9.5951, July 20192.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL v3commercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageCGoPythonJava, ClojureC++
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesrestrictednoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnononono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCGoGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Clojure
Java
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonnoyes infoTransaction Functions
TriggersnonoBy using transaction functionsClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneselectable replication factornone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes infoMVCC based
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes inforecommended only for testing and developmentno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoyesnoyes infousers and table-level permissions

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