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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Elasticsearch vs. EsgynDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache Trafodion
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score20.67
Rank#31  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score150.17
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.16
Rank#265  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchesgyn.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlesgyn.com/­developers
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)ElasticEsgyn
Initial release201220102015
Current release7.3.0, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJavaC++, Java
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesrestrictedyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Community Contributed Clients
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin PythonyesJava Stored Procedures
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesMaster-master replication between multi datacenters
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectoryes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesMemcached and Redis integrationno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Amazon RedshiftElasticsearchEsgynDB
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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Capabilities for Operational/Transactional Workloads Deep Integration with HBase...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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EsgynDB is ideally suited to supporting Hybrid Transactional and Analytical Processing...
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Typical application scenarios
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Ideally suited to scenarios where high speed continuous data ingestion is required...
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Key customers
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EsgynDB's customers are worldwide, with several in the Global Fortune 500, including...
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Market metricsMore than 250 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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EsgynDB Enterprise Edition is the commercially supported version of Apache Trafodion...
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