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DBMS > Amazon Redshift vs. BaseX vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. BaseX vs. Snowflake

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSNative XML DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score15.07
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score1.69
Rank#139  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score136.53
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftbasex.orgwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.basex.orgdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)BaseX GmbHSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release201220072014
Current release11.1, July 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
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Implementation languageCJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infoXQuery supports typesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonyesuser defined functions
Triggersnoyes infovia eventsno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDmultiple readers, single writerACID
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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