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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. GRAKN.AI vs. Impala vs. Newts

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonGRAKN.AI  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsGrakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.Analytic DBMS for HadoopTime Series DBMS based on Cassandra
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score20.97
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#249  Overall
#19  Graph DBMS
#116  Relational DBMS
Score15.71
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#323  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftgrakn.aiwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlopennms.github.io/­newts
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdev.grakn.ai/­docswww.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wiki
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Grakn Labs LtdClouderaOpenNMS Group
Initial release2012201620132014
Current release1.6.2, January 20203.3.0, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageCJavaC++Java
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Java API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCAll JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCJava
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoby using CassandraShardingSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-master replication infoby using Cassandraselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeperyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemno infosubstituted by the relationship featurenono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnono
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.yesnonono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosno
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon RedshiftGRAKN.AIImpalaNewts
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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