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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. ClickHouse vs. Datomic vs. NSDb vs. RethinkDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score23.64
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score9.26
Rank#49  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score1.96
Rank#119  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#350  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score3.51
Rank#89  Overall
#15  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftclickhouse.techwww.datomic.comnsdb.iorethinkdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftclickhouse.tech/­docsdocs.datomic.comnsdb.io/­Architecturerethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Yandex LLCCognitectThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release20122016201220172009
Current releasev20.11.3.3-stable, November 20200.9.5951, July 20192.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageCC++Java, ClojureJava, ScalaC++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
All OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, stringyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesrestrictednoyesall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardClose to ANSI SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP APIgRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC# info3rd party library
C++
Elixir info3rd party library
Go info3rd party library
Java info3rd party library
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party library
Kotlin info3rd party library
Nim info3rd party library
Perl info3rd party library
PHP info3rd party library
Python info3rd party library
R info3rd party library
Ruby info3rd party library
Scala info3rd party library
Clojure
Java
Java
Scala
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonnoyes infoTransaction Functionsno
TriggersnonoBy using transaction functionsClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersShardingSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDnoAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes infoMVCC based
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)Using Apache Luceneyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes inforecommended only for testing and developmentno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesnoyes infousers and table-level permissions

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