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DBMS > Amazon Redshift vs. BigObject vs. Datomic

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. BigObject vs. Datomic

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durability
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMS
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Score23.86
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#314  Overall
#139  Relational DBMS
Score1.84
Rank#125  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftbigobject.iowww.datomic.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.bigobject.iodocs.datomic.com
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)BigObject, Inc.Cognitect
Initial release201220152012
Current release0.9.5951, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCJava, Clojure
Server operating systemshostedLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCClojure
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin PythonLuayes infoTransaction Functions
TriggersnonoBy using transaction functions
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peers
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnonenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peers
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes inforecommended only for testing and development
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono

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