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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. FileMaker vs. FoundationDB vs. Oracle vs. Oracle NoSQL

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Ordered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.Widely used RDBMSKey-value store based on Berkeley DB Java Edition
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score21.58
Rank#31  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score55.11
Rank#18  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score0.86
Rank#161  Overall
#23  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#78  Relational DBMS
Score1346.68
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score3.62
Rank#79  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.filemaker.comwww.foundationdb.orgwww.oracle.com/­databasewww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.html
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.htmlapple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasedocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.html
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)FileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleFoundationDBOracleOracle
Initial release20121983201319802011
Current release18, May 20196.2.11, November 201919c, February 201919.5, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise Edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++C and C++Java
Server operating systemshostediOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Data schemeyesyesschema-free infosome layers support schemasyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno infosome layers support typingyesoptional
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.noyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatyesno
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardyes infovia pluginssupported in specific SQL layer onlyyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCPHP.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonyesin SQL-layer onlyPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleno
Triggersnoyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning infowith the optional Oracle PartitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-slave replication, warm standby infosince Version 14yesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Electable Master-Slave per shard
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono infocan be realized in PL/SQLwith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemyesin SQL-layer onlyyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'yes infooff heap cache
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
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Amazon RedshiftFileMakerFoundationDBOracleOracle NoSQL
Specific characteristicsOracle Database (commonly referred to as Oracle RDBMS or simply as Oracle) is a multi-model...
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Competitive advantagesData can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
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Key customersLarge credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Market metricsOracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOracle Database Cloud Services Customers can choose from a wide range of database...
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