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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. GRAKN.AI vs. RocksDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonGRAKN.AI  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  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.Embeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
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.
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score21.58
Rank#31  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#243  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#115  Relational DBMS
Score2.61
Rank#97  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftgrakn.airocksdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdev.grakn.ai/­docsgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Grakn Labs LtdFacebook, Inc.
Initial release201220162013
Current release1.6.2, January 20206.5.2, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
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 indexesrestrictedyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCAll JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonnono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoby using Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-master replication infoby using Cassandranone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeperno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemno infosubstituted by the relationship featureno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressno
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon RedshiftGRAKN.AIRocksDB
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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