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DBMS > Amazon Redshift vs. BigObject vs. VoltDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. BigObject vs. VoltDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMS
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Score25.85
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#313  Overall
#141  Relational DBMS
Score1.68
Rank#135  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftbigobject.iowww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.bigobject.iodocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)BigObject, Inc.VoltDB Inc.
Initial release201220152010
Current release10.1, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCJava, C++
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 infofor development
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.nono
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin PythonLuaJava
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
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 infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoUsers and roles with access to stored procedures

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