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

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
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
Score5.79
Rank#56  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score2.24
Rank#107  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftblueflood.ioclickhouse.yandexwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikiclickhouse.yandex/­docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)RackspaceYandex LLCSAP infoformerly SybaseSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20122013201619922014
Current releasev19.13.3.26, August 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyespredefined schemeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
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.nonoyesyes
Secondary indexesrestrictednoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perluser defined functions
Triggersnonoyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on Cassandranoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringyes
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 ConsistencyImmediate 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 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.yesnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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