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DBMS > Amazon Redshift vs. BigObject vs. IBM Db2 warehouse

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. BigObject vs. IBM Db2 warehouse

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesCloud-based data warehousing service
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMS
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Score22.61
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#316  Overall
#135  Relational DBMS
Score2.37
Rank#110  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.bigobject.iowww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehouse
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.bigobject.io
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)BigObject, Inc.IBM
Initial release201220152014
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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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)
hosted
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 infoImport/export of XML data possible
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
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCJava
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin PythonLuaPL/SQL, SQL PL
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
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 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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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