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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. ScyllaDB vs. SpaceTime

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsCloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.Cassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeWide column storeSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score25.54
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score11.14
Rank#47  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score5.22
Rank#79  Overall
#7  Wide column stores
Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#6  Spatial DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.scylladb.comwww.mireo.hr/­spacetime
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoredocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)GoogleScyllaDBMireo
Initial release2012201720152020
Current releaseScyllaDB Open Source 5.0, July 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languageCC++C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinuxLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesyes infocluster global secondary indicesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)A subset of ANSI SQL is implemented
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
C#
C++
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsyes, Luano
Triggersnoyes, with Cloud Functionsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingFixed-grid hypercubes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleReal-time block device replication (DRBD)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoUsing Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoin-memory tablesno
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. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.Access rights for users can be defined per objectyes
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Specific characteristicsScyllaDB is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech ( AdGear , FullContact , Numberly , SAS , SteelHouse , Xandr) Customer Data...
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Key customersComcast, Samsung, Medium, Disney+ Hotstar, Discord, Zillow, Grab, OlaCabs, Numberly,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScyllaDB Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) ScyllaDB Enterprise - subscription-based...
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