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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. FoundationDB vs. H2 vs. OrigoDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.Full-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.A fully ACID in-memory object graph database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score26.19
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score1.48
Rank#142  Overall
#24  Document stores
#27  Key-value stores
#70  Relational DBMS
Score9.90
Rank#51  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#363  Overall
#49  Document stores
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.foundationdb.orgwww.h2database.comorigodb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftapple.github.io/­foundationdbwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlorigodb.com/­docs
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)FoundationDBThomas MuellerRobert Friberg et al
Initial release2012201320052009 infounder the name LiveDB
Current release6.2.28, November 20202.1.210, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageCC++JavaC#
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infosome layers support schemasyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infosome layers support typingyesUser defined using .NET types and collections
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 infocan be achieved using .NET
Secondary indexesrestrictednoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardsupported in specific SQL layer onlyyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
Java.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonin SQL-layer onlyJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsyes
Triggersnonoyesyes infoDomain Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnonehorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronized
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemin SQL-layer onlyyesdepending on model
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoWrite ahead log
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole based authorization

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