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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. NSDb

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.Scalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of Kubernetes
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score23.86
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score8.95
Rank#51  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.00
Rank#350  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisensdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.datastax.comnsdb.io/­Architecture
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)DataStax
Initial release201220112017
Current release6.8, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCJavaJava, Scala
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, string
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.nonono
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonnono
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computing
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesUsing Apache Lucene
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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Amazon RedshiftDatastax EnterpriseNSDb
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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