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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Blueflood vs. Cassandra vs. ClickHouse vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score21.58
Rank#31  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#276  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score120.66
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score3.70
Rank#78  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score5.79
Rank#56  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftblueflood.iocassandra.apache.orgclickhouse.yandexwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikicassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestclickhouse.yandex/­docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)RackspaceApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookYandex LLCSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release20122013200820161992
Current release3.11.5, October 2019v19.13.3.26, August 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageCJavaJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyespredefined schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesrestrictednorestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnoSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonnonoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infono "single point of failure"none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandraselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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