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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Blazegraph vs. EXASOL vs. FoundationDB vs. MonetDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparison
Amazon has acquired Blazegraph's domain and (probably) product. It is said that Amazon Neptune is based on Blazegraph.Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsHigh-performance graph database supporting Semantic Web (RDF/SPARQL) and Graph Database (tinkerpop3, blueprints, vertex-centric) APIs with scale-out and High Availability.High-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Ordered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.A relational database management system that stores data in columns
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score22.16
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.83
Rank#186  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score3.24
Rank#91  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score0.96
Rank#174  Overall
#28  Document stores
#29  Key-value stores
#88  Relational DBMS
Score2.06
Rank#116  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftblazegraph.comwww.exasol.comwww.foundationdb.orgwww.monetdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftwiki.blazegraph.comwww.exasol.com/­resourcesapple.github.io/­foundationdbwww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)BlazegraphExasolFoundationDBMonetDB BV
Initial release20122006200020132004
Current release2.1.5, March 20196.2.28, November 2020Oct2020-SP2, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoextended commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageCJavaC++C
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free infosome layers support schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoRDF literal typesyesno infosome layers support typingyes
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 indexesrestrictedyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardSPARQL is used as query languageyessupported in specific SQL layer onlyyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonyesuser defined functionsin SQL-layer onlyyes, in SQL, C, R
Triggersnonoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingShardingSharding via remote tables
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesyesnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental status
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemyes infoRelationships in Graphsyesin SQL-layer onlyyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
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-standardSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)Access rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Amazon RedshiftBlazegraphEXASOLFoundationDBMonetDB
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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