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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. GridDB vs. Impala vs. Newts

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataAnalytic DBMS for HadoopTime Series DBMS based on Cassandra
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score20.97
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.48
Rank#209  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score15.71
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#323  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftgriddb.netwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlopennms.github.io/­newts
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftgriddb.net/­en/­docs/­documents/­1-1_what-is-griddb.phpwww.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wiki
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Toshiba CorporationClouderaOpenNMS Group
Initial release2012201320132014
Current release4.2, June 20193.3.0, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageCC++C++Java
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyesyes
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 indexesrestrictedyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardSQL92 (advanced edition only), SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocolJDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Java API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCJava
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID at container levelnono
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.yesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosno
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon RedshiftGridDBImpalaNewts
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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