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

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.Key-value store based on Berkeley DB Java EditionA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Key-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score20.97
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.94
Rank#161  Overall
#24  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#79  Relational DBMS
Score3.91
Rank#74  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Score0.87
Rank#165  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.foundationdb.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.htmlwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftapple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.htmldocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)FoundationDBOracle
Initial release2012201320112017
Current release6.2.11, November 201919.5, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise Editioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++JavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-free infosome layers support schemasoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infosome layers support typingoptionalyes
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-standardsupported in specific SQL layer onlySQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIGSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonin SQL-layer onlynoyes
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesElectable Master-Slave per shard
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integrationyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemin SQL-layer onlynoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)ACID
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 infooff heap cacheno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users and rolesRole-based access control
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Amazon RedshiftFoundationDBOracle NoSQLTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsOracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesData can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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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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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersLarge credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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TigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer...
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Market metricsOracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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TigerGraph is 2x to more than 8000x faster at graph traversal and query response...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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NEW: TIGERGRAPH CLOUD - Fully managed Graph Database as a Service. Hourly pricing...
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