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DBMS > Amazon Redshift vs. H2GIS vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Yandex Database (YDB)

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. H2GIS vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Yandex Database (YDB)

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonYandex Database (YDB)  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsSpatial extension of H2Database as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerA distributed fault-tolerant database service, with high availability, scalability, immediate consistency and ACID transactions and providing an Amazon DynamoDB compatible API
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score25.54
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#324  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Score81.98
Rank#16  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score0.52
Rank#258  Overall
#39  Document stores
#118  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.h2gis.orgazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasecloud.yandex.com/­en/­services/­ydb
github.com/­ydb-platform/­ydb
ydb.tech
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homedocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlcloud.yandex.com/­en/­docs/­managed-ydb
ydb.tech/­en/­docs
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)CNRSMicrosoftYandex
Initial release2012201320102019
Current releaseV12
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0; commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Data schemeyesyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardyesyesSQL-like query language (YQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCJava.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonyes infobased on H2Transact SQLno
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infobased on H2yes, with always 3 replicas availableActive-passive shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infobased on H2fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights defined for Yandex Cloud users

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