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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. EXASOL vs. RDF4J vs. SwayDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.RDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRDF storeKey-value store
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Score23.53
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score4.20
Rank#80  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.64
Rank#218  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score0.12
Rank#313  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.exasol.comrdf4j.orgswaydb.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.exasol.com/­resourcesrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)ExasolSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Simer Plaha
Initial release2012200020042018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageCJavaScala
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes infoRDF Schemasschema-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.nonono
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCJava
Lua
Python
R
Java
PHP
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonuser defined functionsyesno
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardnono

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