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DBMS > Amazon Redshift vs. BigObject vs. InterSystems IRIS

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. BigObject vs. InterSystems IRIS

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalability
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score23.86
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#314  Overall
#139  Relational DBMS
Score1.74
Rank#130  Overall
#21  Document stores
#24  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#64  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftbigobject.iowww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iris
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.bigobject.iodocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.cls
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)BigObject, Inc.InterSystems
Initial release201220152018
Current release2021.1, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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)
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesdepending on used data model
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
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
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
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 nodesyesnoneSource-replica replication
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-standardnoyes

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