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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. EDB Postgres vs. Impala vs. JSqlDb vs. Oracle

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonJSqlDb  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.Analytic DBMS for HadoopJavaScript Query Language Database, stores JavaScript objects and primitivesWidely used RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score23.01
Rank#30  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score2.39
Rank#113  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score15.15
Rank#37  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#340  Overall
#46  Document stores
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Score1369.36
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.enterprisedb.comwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmljsqldb.orgwww.oracle.com/­database
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmldocs.oracle.com/­en/­database
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)EnterpriseDBClouderaKonrad von BackstromOracle
Initial release20122005201320181980
Current releaseV10, November 20173.3.0, August 20190.8, December 201819c, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageCCC++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
LinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-freeyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columns
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnoyes
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.noyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.nonoyes
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardyes infostandard with numerous extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducefunctions in JavaScriptPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possible
Triggersnoyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeShardingnonehorizontal partitioning infowith the optional Oracle Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replicationselectable replication factornoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoquery execution via MapReducenono infocan be realized in PL/SQL
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID infoisolation level can be parameterized
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infousing RocksDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonoyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Amazon RedshiftEDB PostgresImpalaJSqlDbOracle
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Oracle Database (commonly referred to as Oracle RDBMS or simply as Oracle) is a multi-model...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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Oracle Database Cloud Services Customers can choose from a wide range of database...
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