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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Blueflood vs. FoundationDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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 toolsScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score20.67
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#286  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score0.76
Rank#170  Overall
#26  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
#82  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftblueflood.iowww.foundationdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikiapple.github.io/­foundationdb
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)RackspaceFoundationDB
Initial release201220132013
Current release6.2.11, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyespredefined schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno infosome layers support typing
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 indexesrestrictednono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnosupported in specific SQL layer only
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonnoin SQL-layer only
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on CassandraSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Linearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnoin SQL-layer only
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono

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