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

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  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 CassandraColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score21.58
Rank#31  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#276  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score3.70
Rank#78  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score22.55
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score5.79
Rank#56  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftblueflood.ioclickhouse.yandexwww.firebirdsql.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikiclickhouse.yandex/­docswww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)RackspaceYandex LLCFirebird FoundationSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release2012201320162000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase1992
Current releasev19.13.3.26, August 20193.0.5, January 202017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoInitial Developer's Public Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageCJavaC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyespredefined schemeyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesrestrictednoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin PythonnoPSQLyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on Cassandranonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranone infoavailable via 3rd party productsMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyes
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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