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DBMS > Amazon Redshift vs. Badger vs. Datomic vs. EDB Postgres vs. RethinkDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Badger vs. Datomic vs. EDB Postgres vs. RethinkDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonBadger  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonEDB Postgres  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.Datomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.DBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial 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
Score1.74
Rank#130  Overall
#65  Relational DBMS
Score2.27
Rank#114  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score3.14
Rank#97  Overall
#17  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftgithub.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.datomic.comwww.enterprisedb.comrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftgodoc.org/­github.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerdocs.datomic.comwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)DGraph LabsCognitectEnterpriseDBThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release20122017201220052009
Current release0.9.5951, July 2019V13, October 20202.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infolimited edition freecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageCGoJava, ClojureCC++
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesschema-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.nononoyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no
Secondary indexesrestrictednoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnonoyes infostandard with numerous extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCGoClojure
Java
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
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 Functionsuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
TriggersnonoBy using transaction functionsyesClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peershorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnonenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACIDAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infoMVCC based
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyes
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 developmentnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousers and table-level permissions
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Amazon RedshiftBadgerDatomicEDB PostgresRethinkDB
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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