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

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. SpatiaLite 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 comparisonSpatiaLite  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 environmentsSpatial extension of SQLiteScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMSSpatial DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument 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
Score1.94
Rank#127  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#317  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftcloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­indexterminusdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherewww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.htmlterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)GoogleSAP infoformerly SybaseAlessandro FurieriDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release20122015199220082018
Current release17, July 20155.0.0, August 202010.0.21, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1Open Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
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Implementation languageCC++Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemshostedhostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-lessLinux
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-standardnoyesyesSQL-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
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
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlnoyes
Triggersnonoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnonenoneGraph 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 mirroringnoneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic single-row operationsACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes 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-standardnoRole-based access control

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