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DBMS > Amazon Redshift vs. Dgraph vs. EsgynDB vs. FoundationDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Dgraph vs. EsgynDB vs. FoundationDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score24.27
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score1.74
Rank#129  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#279  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Score1.35
Rank#146  Overall
#24  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftdgraph.iowww.esgyn.cnwww.foundationdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdgraph.io/­docsapple.github.io/­foundationdb
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Dgraph Labs, Inc.EsgynFoundationDB
Initial release2012201620152013
Current release6.2.28, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCGoC++, JavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free infosome layers support schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno infosome layers support typing
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 indexesrestrictedyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnoyessupported in specific SQL layer only
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
GraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin PythonnoJava Stored Proceduresin SQL-layer only
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSynchronous replication via RaftMulti-source replication between multi datacentersyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnoyesin SQL-layer only
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno infoPlanned for future releasesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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