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

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  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.DBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.Industry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial 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
Score3.09
Rank#96  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score2.28
Rank#114  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.datomic.comwww.dbase.comrethinkdb.comoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.datomic.comwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebaserethinkdb.com/­docsoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)CognitectAsthon TateThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017Tobias Oetiker
Initial release20122012197920091999
Current release0.9.5951, July 2019dBASE 2019, 20192.4.1, August 20201.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageCJava, ClojureC++C infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
OS X
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometryNumeric data only
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 infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnononono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APInone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCClojure
Java
dBase proprietary IDEC 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
C infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonyes infoTransaction Functionsno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.no
TriggersnoBy using transaction functionsnoClient-side triggers through changefeedsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnoneSharding inforange basednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnoneSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
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 DBMSAtomic single-document operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCC basedyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
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 developmentnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users and rolesyes infousers and table-level permissionsno

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