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DBMS > Amazon Redshift vs. BigObject vs. Datomic vs. NSDb

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. BigObject vs. Datomic vs. NSDb

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  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 durabilityScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of Kubernetes
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score22.86
Rank#33  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#316  Overall
#137  Relational DBMS
Score1.86
Rank#124  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#348  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftbigobject.iowww.datomic.comnsdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.bigobject.iodocs.datomic.comnsdb.io/­Architecture
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)BigObject, Inc.Cognitect
Initial release2012201520122017
Current release0.9.5951, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJava, ClojureJava, Scala
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 VMLinux
macOS
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, string
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.nononono
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIgRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCClojure
Java
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin PythonLuayes infoTransaction Functionsno
TriggersnonoBy using transaction functions
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSharding
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 methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)Using Apache Lucene
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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