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DBMS > Amazon Redshift vs. BigObject vs. Brytlyt vs. HarperDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. BigObject vs. Brytlyt vs. HarperDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonBrytlyt  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesScalable GPU-accelerated RDBMS for very fast analytic and streaming workloads, leveraging PostgreSQLA distributed database focused on speed and ease of use. It has an intuitive REST API, and supports NoSQL and SQL including joins. HarperDB leverages standard interfaces, and users can be up and running in minutes.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score24.37
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#309  Overall
#140  Relational DBMS
Score0.36
Rank#260  Overall
#121  Relational DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#212  Overall
#31  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftbigobject.iowww.brytlyt.comharperdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.bigobject.ioharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overview
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)BigObject, Inc.BrytlytHarperDB
Initial release2012201520162017
Current release0.9, October 20163.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialcommercial infofree community edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageCC, C++ and CUDANode.js
Server operating systemshostedLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesyesdynamic schema
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infoJSON data types
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.nonoyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesSQL-like data manipulation statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
.Net
C
C#
C++
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
MatLab
Objective C
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin PythonLuauser defined functions infoin PL/pgSQLCustom Functions infosince release 3.1
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a cluster
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneSource-replica replicationyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be defined
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDAtomic execution of specific operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, using LMDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon RedshiftBigObjectBrytlytHarperDB
Specific characteristicsHarperDB is the first distributed database with hybrid SQL & NoSQL functionality...
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Competitive advantagesBy combining the functionality of the best SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL products on the...
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Typical application scenariosUse cases where HarperDB is a better fit than other solutions include: Rapid app...
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Key customersA few highlighted customers include: US Army, US Airforce, Chelan PUD, TATA, & Lumen....
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Market metrics6,800 + npm downloads 1,600 + on Docker Hub 2,600 + cloud & local signups
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Licensing and pricing modelsHarperDB follows a freemium/premium model . A database is only as powerful as it...
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