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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. EsgynDB vs. H2GIS vs. Kinetica

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionSpatial extension of H2Fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score25.94
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#288  Overall
#134  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#335  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#212  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.esgyn.cnwww.h2gis.orgwww.kinetica.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homewww.kinetica.com/­docs
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)EsgynCNRSKinetica
Initial release2012201520132012
Current release7.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++, JavaJavaC, C++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardyesyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetJavaC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin PythonJava Stored Proceduresyes infobased on H2user defined functions
Triggersnonoyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified range
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication between multi datacentersyes infobased on H2Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.yesnoyesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infobased on H2Access rights for users and roles on table level
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Amazon RedshiftEsgynDBH2GISKinetica
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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