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DBMS > Amazon Redshift vs. BigchainDB vs. Hive vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. BigchainDB vs. Hive vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsdata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score24.37
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.80
Rank#195  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score81.93
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score954.02
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score5.53
Rank#70  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.bigchaindb.comhive.apache.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homedocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Apache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookMicrosoftSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release20122016201219891992
Current release3.1.2, August 2019SQL Server 2019, November 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache Version 2commercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCPythonJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesyes
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.nonoyesyes
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
PHP
Python
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factorselectable replication factoryes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoquery execution via MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes
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-standardyesAccess rights for users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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