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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Elasticsearch vs. Faircom EDGE

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  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 metricFairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score22.42
Rank#33  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score152.18
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.21
Rank#279  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#128  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-database
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmllearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directory
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)ElasticFairCom Corporation
Initial release201220101979
Current release7.8.0, June 2020V3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic Licensecommercial infoRestricted, free version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJavaANSI C, C++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Types
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesrestrictedyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardSQL-like query languageyes infoANSI SQL queries
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonyesyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logs
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectorno
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
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnoyes infowhen using SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQL
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 integrationyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon RedshiftElasticsearchFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is an open source search and analytics engine. As the heart of the...
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FairCom EDGE provides the power of a full-featured database that is designed specifically...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source Real-time indexsearch, and analysis Horizontally scalable Distributed...
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Top Features JSON Multimodel SQL and NoSQL APIs Automatic database tuning Custom...
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Typical application scenariosEnterprise search (search experiences for your workplace, apps, and websites), observability...
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FairCom EDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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Key customersThousands of organizations worldwide, including Cisco, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft,...
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UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell Automation,...
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Market metricsPublic as of October 2018 Distributed workforce with 1900+ employees around the globe‚Äč...
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From banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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Just as the technical aspects of FairCom EDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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