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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Datomic vs. InterSystems Caché vs. RavenDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  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 durabilityA multi-model DBMS and application serverOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score25.94
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score1.70
Rank#138  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score3.01
Rank#104  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#53  Relational DBMS
Score3.47
Rank#94  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.datomic.comwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cacheravendb.net
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.datomic.comdocs.intersystems.comravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)CognitectInterSystemsHibernating Rhinos
Initial release2012201219972010
Current release1.0.6362, January 20222018.1.4, May 20205.3, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageCJava, ClojureC#
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeyesyesdepending on used data modelschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnoyesSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCClojure
Java
C#
C++
Java
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonyes infoTransaction Functionsyesyes
TriggersnoBy using transaction functionsyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyes
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 developmentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users, groups and rolesAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
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Amazon RedshiftDatomicInterSystems CachéRavenDB
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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