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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. GBase vs. Graph Engine vs. TerarkDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsAn analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.A distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score23.26
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score1.51
Rank#165  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Score1.07
Rank#200  Overall
#19  Graph DBMS
#32  Key-value stores
Score0.20
Rank#339  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.gbase8a.comwww.graphengine.iogithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)MicrosoftTerark
Initial release201220102016
Current releaseGBase 8a
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC.NET and CC++
Server operating systemshosted.NET
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesrestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonyesno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyes
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-standardno

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