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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Cachelot.io vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Ingres vs. InterSystems IRIS

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonCachelot.io  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsIn-memory caching systemA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareWell established RDBMSA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalability
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score26.17
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#357  Overall
#56  Key-value stores
Score1.48
Rank#146  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score6.19
Rank#70  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score2.45
Rank#118  Overall
#23  Document stores
#22  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#59  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftcachelot.iogithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
www.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmswww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iris
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.heavy.aidocs.actian.com/­ingresdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.cls
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)HEAVY.AI, Inc.Actian CorporationInterSystems
Initial release2012201520161974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s2018
Current release5.10, January 202211.0, April 20172021.1, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoSimplified BSD LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++C++ and CUDAC
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesyes
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.nononono infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files availableyes
Secondary indexesrestrictednonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnoyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Memcached protocolJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonnonoyesyes
Triggersnononoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoRound robinhorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneouslySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneMulti-source replicationIngres ReplicatorSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCCyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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Amazon RedshiftCachelot.ioHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022IngresInterSystems IRIS
Specific characteristicsOptimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Competitive advantagesOnly HEAVY.AI allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Typical application scenariosAdvanced analytics, geospatial and time-series analytics, accelerated data science,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHEAVY.AI Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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