DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Amazon Redshift vs. FoundationDB vs. Geode vs. MonetDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. FoundationDB vs. Geode vs. MonetDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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 toolsOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.Geode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesA relational database management system that stores data in columns
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score23.01
Rank#30  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score1.05
Rank#165  Overall
#24  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
#81  Relational DBMS
Score1.85
Rank#128  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score1.96
Rank#125  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.foundationdb.orggeode.apache.orgwww.monetdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftapple.github.io/­foundationdbgeode.apache.org/­docswww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)FoundationDBOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.MonetDB BV
Initial release2012201320022004
Current release6.2.11, November 20191.1, February 2017Jun2020-SP1, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageCC++JavaC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infosome layers support typingyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesrestrictednonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardsupported in specific SQL layer onlySQL-like query language (OQL)yes infoSQL 2003 with some extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Java Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonin SQL-layer onlyuser defined functionsyes, in SQL, C, R
Triggersnonoyes infoCache Event Listenersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding via remote tables
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesMulti-source replicationnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental status
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemin SQL-layer onlynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyes, on a single nodeACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights per client and object definablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon RedshiftFoundationDBGeodeMonetDB
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
» more
Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
» more
Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
» more
Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
» more
News

Taking MonetDB/e for a taxi ride
12 July 2020

The MonetDB/e Python interface for data analytics
10 July 2020

MonetDB/e, a mature embedded SQL DBMS
8 July 2020

Doctor, what’s happening with my query in the MonetDB kernel?
15 June 2020

From automake to CMake: a facelift for our build infrastructure
9 June 2020

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Amazon RedshiftFoundationDBGeodeMonetDB
DB-Engines blog posts

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

The popularity of cloud-based DBMSs has increased tenfold in four years
7 February 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

Increased popularity for consuming DBMS services out of the cloud
2 October 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Using the Amazon Redshift Data API to interact with Amazon Redshift clusters
17 September 2020, idk.dev

Top 10 performance tuning techniques for Amazon Redshift
28 August 2020, idk.dev

Amazon Introduces Data API for Redshift
11 September 2020, ProgrammableWeb

Fast and predictable performance with serverless compilation using Amazon Redshift
4 September 2020, idk.dev

Configure and optimize performance of Amazon Athena federation with Amazon Redshift
27 August 2020, idk.dev

provided by Google News

Senior Database Reliability Engineer - FoundationDB — Cognite
9 September 2020, Built In Austin

FoundationDB, a very interesting NoSQL database owned by Apple, is now an open-source project
19 April 2018, GeekWire

Apple’s FoundationDB open sources the database layer behind CloudKit
14 January 2019, 9to5Mac

FoundationDB's Record Layer Supports Relational Database Semantics, Schema Management and Indexing
10 February 2019, InfoQ.com

Apple Acquires Durable Database Company FoundationDB
24 March 2015, TechCrunch

provided by Google News

The Apache® Software Foundation Welcomes its Global Community Online at ApacheCon@Home | 2020-09-21 | Press Releases
21 September 2020, Stockhouse

Reactive Event Processing with Apache Geode
5 July 2020, InfoQ.com

news digest: Talend Trust Score, Linux Foundation announces serverless on Kubernetes training course, and Coder's new automated enterprise capabilities - SD Times
14 September 2020, SDTimes.com

High-Performance Data Processing with Spring Cloud Data Flow and Geode
30 October 2019, InfoQ.com

Best counties for retirees in America
19 September 2020, KAKE

provided by Google News

RDBMS Software Market to Witness Huge Growth By 2025 | FrontBase, MonetDB, Microsoft
17 September 2020, The Daily Chronicle

MonetDB Solutions secures investment from ServiceNow — CWI Amsterdam
1 October 2019, Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI)

RDBMS Software Market Outlook 2020 | Covid-19 Impact |Growth by Top Companies: Microsoft, Oracle, PostgreSQL Global Development Group, etc.
15 September 2020, thedailychronicle.in

Integrating data science and relational systems — CWI Amsterdam
10 June 2020, Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI)

Tracing Stars with MonetDB in the Cloud
10 August 2015, Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI)

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

ETL Developer
The Green Technology Group, LLC, United States

Principal Database Engineer - AWS, Amazon Redshift
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Tennessee

Data Engineer II
Buoy Health, New York, NY

Data Analyst
ShootProof, Atlanta, GA

Analytics Sales Specialist, Media and Entertainment accounts
Amazon Web Services, Inc., New York, NY

Data Infrastructure Engineer
kraken, United States

Senior Systems Engineer
Branch, Washington State

Software Engineer - Platform Integration
ANDURIL INDUSTRIES, Irvine, CA

Senior Developer/Architect
nFUZION, Orlando, FL

Senior Software Engineer - Streaming
Epic Games, Bellevue, WA

Sr API Software Engineer
First National Bank of Omaha, Omaha, NE

Lead Software Engineer
DST Systems, Kansas City, MO

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here