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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. BigObject vs. Greenplum

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesAnalytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score22.61
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#316  Overall
#135  Relational DBMS
Score12.77
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.bigobject.iopivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplum
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.bigobject.iogpdb.docs.pivotal.io
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)BigObject, Inc.Pivotal Software Inc.
Initial release201220152005
Current release5.10.0, July 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Linux
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.nonoyes infosince Version 4.2
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
fluentd
RESTful HTTP API
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin PythonLuayes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
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 tablesyes
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
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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