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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Datomic vs. NSDb vs. RavenDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  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 durabilityScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series 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
Score0.00
Rank#350  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score3.21
Rank#94  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.datomic.comnsdb.ioravendb.net
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.datomic.comnsdb.io/­Architectureravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)CognitectHibernating Rhinos
Initial release2012201220172010
Current release0.9.5951, July 20195.2, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageCJava, ClojureJava, ScalaC#
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, stringno
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 indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIgRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCClojure
Java
Java
Scala
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonyes infoTransaction Functionsnoyes
TriggersnoBy using transaction functionsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersMulti-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 ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID, 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)Using Apache Luceneyes
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 development
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon RedshiftDatomicNSDbRavenDB
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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