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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Graph Engine vs. Riak KV

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  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 engineDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Key-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score24.37
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.85
Rank#188  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#31  Key-value stores
Score6.50
Rank#60  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.graphengine.ioriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manual
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)MicrosoftBasho Technologies
Initial release201220102009
Current release2.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC.NET and CErlang
Server operating systemshosted.NETLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesrestrictedrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin PythonyesJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnonoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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 storageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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