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DBMS > Amazon Redshift vs. Graph Engine vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Graph Engine vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. TerarkDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engineKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score26.37
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.93
Rank#189  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#32  Key-value stores
Score7.62
Rank#58  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.01
Rank#355  Overall
#56  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.graphengine.ioazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)MicrosoftMicrosoftTerark
Initial release2012201020152016
Current releaseV1
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC.NET and CC++
Server operating systemshosted.NEThosted
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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 indexesrestrictedyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnonono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
.Net
C#
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonyesnono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousing Azure authenticationno

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