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

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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 toolsOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.mSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSKey-value store based on Berkeley DB Java Edition
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score20.97
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.94
Rank#161  Overall
#24  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#79  Relational DBMS
Score1.46
Rank#130  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Score3.91
Rank#74  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.foundationdb.orgwww.hughes.com.au/­products/­msqlwww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.html
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftapple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.html
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)FoundationDBHughes TechnologiesOracle
Initial release2012201319942011
Current release6.2.11, November 20194.2, April 201919.5, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise Edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++CJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Data schemeyesschema-free infosome layers support schemasyesoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno 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.nonono
Secondary indexesrestrictednoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardsupported in specific SQL layer onlyA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonin SQL-layer onlynono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesnoneElectable Master-Slave per shard
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistencynoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemin SQL-layer onlynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesnoyes
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.yesnoyes infooff heap cache
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnonoAccess rights for users and roles
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Specific characteristicsOracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
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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 NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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