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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. HBase vs. InfluxDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score22.92
Rank#29  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score46.28
Rank#23  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score26.32
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshifthbase.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshifthbase.apache.orgdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Apache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Powerset
Initial release201220082013
Current release2.2.0, June 20192.0.2, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCJavaGo
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyesschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptions to bring your own types, AVRONumeric data and Strings
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 indexesrestrictednono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonyes infoCoprocessors in Javano
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)no
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACsimple rights management via user accounts
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