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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Datomic vs. dBASE vs. Elasticsearch vs. RethinkDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilitydBase was one of the first databases with a development environment on PC's. Its latest version dBase V is still sold as dBase classic, which needs a DOS Emulation. The up-to-date product is dBase plus.A distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engineDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score24.27
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score1.82
Rank#127  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score14.19
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score158.25
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score3.09
Rank#96  Overall
#17  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.datomic.comwww.dbase.comwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.datomic.comwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasewww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)CognitectAsthon TateElasticThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release20122012197920102009
Current release0.9.5951, July 2019dBASE 2019, 20197.8.0, June 20202.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageCJava, ClojureJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes 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.nononono
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnonoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APInone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCClojure
Java
dBase proprietary IDE.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
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 Pythonyes infoTransaction Functionsno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yes
TriggersnoBy using transaction functionsnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnoneShardingSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnoneyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoES-Hadoop Connectoryes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSnoAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes infoMVCC based
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes inforecommended only for testing and developmentMemcached and Redis integrationno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users and rolesyes infousers and table-level permissions

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