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DBMS > Amazon Redshift vs. BigObject vs. Prometheus

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. BigObject vs. Prometheus

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring system
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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Score24.27
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#311  Overall
#140  Relational DBMS
Score6.64
Rank#59  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftbigobject.ioprometheus.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.bigobject.ioprometheus.io/­docs
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)BigObject, Inc.
Initial release201220152015
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 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
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data only
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 of XML data possible
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin PythonLuano
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneyes infoby Federation
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynonenone
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono

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