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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. GeoSpock vs. HEAVY.AI

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardware
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score22.03
Rank#33  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.36
Rank#311  Overall
#141  Relational DBMS
Score2.68
Rank#123  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftgeospock.comgithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmdocs.heavy.ai
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)GeoSpockHEAVY.AI, Inc.
Initial release20122016
Current release2.0, September 20195.10, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageCJava, JavascriptC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesrestrictedtemporal, categoricalno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)yes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBCJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonnono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic shardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate 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 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-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per tablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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