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

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonBadger  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  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.Distributed Date Store based on LuceneDatomic 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 storeRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score25.85
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#298  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
Score0.97
Rank#179  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
#12  Search engines
Score1.74
Rank#130  Overall
#65  Relational DBMS
Score3.14
Rank#97  Overall
#17  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftgithub.com/­dgraph-io/­badgercrate.iowww.datomic.comrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftgodoc.org/­github.com/­dgraph-io/­badgercrate.io/­docsdocs.datomic.comrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)DGraph LabsCrateCognitectThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release20122017201320122009
Current release0.9.5951, July 20192.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageCGoJavaJava, ClojureC++
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesyes 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 indexesrestrictednoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnoyes, but no triggers and constraintsnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCGoErlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
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 Pythonnouser defined functionsyes infoTransaction Functions
TriggersnononoBy 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 ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate 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 dataACIDnono infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyACIDAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes infoMVCC based
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes 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.yesnonoyes inforecommended only for testing and developmentno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnorights management via user accountsnoyes infousers and table-level permissions
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Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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