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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. BigObject vs. InfluxDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score22.61
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#316  Overall
#135  Relational DBMS
Score18.34
Rank#34  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.bigobject.iowww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdb
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.bigobject.iodocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)BigObject, Inc.
Initial release201220152013
Current release1.7.6, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCGo
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 infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data and Strings
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 indexesrestrictedyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
fluentd
RESTful HTTP API
ODBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin PythonLuano
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
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 dataACIDnono
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 infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnosimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon RedshiftBigObjectInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData includes the open source time-series database InfluxDB . It supports high...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData , the creator of InfluxDB, delivers a modern Open Source Platform built...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 14,018 github stars Over 148,000 servers deployed...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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