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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Blueflood vs. LeanXcale vs. MongoDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraA highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilitiesOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score24.37
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#308  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#131  Relational DBMS
Score484.67
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftblueflood.iowww.leanxcale.comwww.mongodb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikidocs.mongodb.com/­manual
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)RackspaceLeanXcaleMongoDB, Inc
Initial release2012201320152009
Current release5.0, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)
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Implementation languageCJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyespredefined schemeyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial
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 indexesrestrictednoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnoyes infothrough Apache DerbyRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BI
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTJDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC
Java
Scala
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin PythonnoJavaScript
Triggersnonoyes infoin MongoDB Atlas only
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnoyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infooptional, enabled by default
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users and roles
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Specific characteristicsFull ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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MongoDB’s application data platform provides developers a unified interface to power...
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Competitive advantagesLinear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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The MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Typical application scenariosHybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersbanking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metrics15 beta testers
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175 million downloads, over 1.5M Atlas database clusters under management handling...
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Licensing and pricing modelsannual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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