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DBMS > Amazon Redshift vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. SingleStore vs. TerminusDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. SingleStore vs. TerminusDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score26.17
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score4.84
Rank#80  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Score5.77
Rank#74  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score7.03
Rank#62  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#317  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftcloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.singlestore.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.singlestore.comterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)GoogleSAP infoformerly SybaseSingleStore Inc.DataChemist Ltd.
Initial release20122015199220132018
Current release17, July 20157.6, November 202110.0.21, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++, GoProlog, Rust
Server operating systemshostedhostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesyes
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.nonoyesnono
Secondary indexesrestrictednoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnoyesyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyesyes
Triggersnonoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding infohash partitioningGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic single-row operationsACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesRole-based access control
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