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DBMS > Amazon Redshift vs. GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. Kinetica

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. Kinetica

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces InsightEdge  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score24.27
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.50
Rank#236  Overall
#37  Document stores
#13  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.73
Rank#204  Overall
#100  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.gigaspaces.comwww.kinetica.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlwww.kinetica.com/­docs
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Gigaspaces TechnologiesKinetica
Initial release201220002012
Current release15.5, September 20207.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJava, C++, .NetC, C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
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.nono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatano
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardSQL-99 for query and DML statementsSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonyesuser defined functions
Triggersnoyes, event driven architectureyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified range
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
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.yesyesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlAccess rights for users and roles on table level
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Amazon RedshiftGigaSpaces InsightEdgeKinetica
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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Native and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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Best in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Any application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Citibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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The largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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Always Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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