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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. EventStoreDB vs. InfluxDB vs. RethinkDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsIndustrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSEvent StoreTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score25.94
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.92
Rank#181  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Score29.55
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score3.09
Rank#99  Overall
#19  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.eventstore.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdevelopers.eventstore.comdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Event Store LimitedThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release2012201220132009
Current release21.2, February 20212.0.8, August 20212.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCGoC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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 indexesrestrictednoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonno
TriggersnonoClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCC based
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.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsyes infousers and table-level permissions
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Amazon RedshiftEventStoreDBInfluxDBRethinkDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to drive 22,800 GitHub stars Over 450,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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