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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. HBase vs. PostgreSQL vs. Riak KV vs. STSdb
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|Name||Amazon Redshift Xexclude from comparison||HBase Xexclude from comparison||PostgreSQL Xexclude from comparison||Riak KV Xexclude from comparison||STSdb Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Large scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence tools||Wide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTable||Widely used open source RDBMS Developed as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL||Distributed, fault tolerant key-value store||Key-Value Store with special method for indexing optimized for high performance using a special indexing method|
|Primary database model||Relational DBMS||Wide column store||Relational DBMS with object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.||Key-value store with links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes||Key-value store|
|Secondary database models||Document store|
|Developer||Amazon (based on PostgreSQL)||Apache Software Foundation Apache top-level project, originally developed by Powerset||PostgreSQL Global Development Group www.postgresql.org/developer||Basho Technologies||STS Soft SC|
|Initial release||2012||2008||1989 1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL||2009||2011|
|Current release||2.2.0, June 2019||12.2, February 2020||2.1.0, April 2015|
|License Commercial or Open Source||commercial||Open Source Apache version 2||Open Source BSD||Open Source Apache version 2, commercial enterprise edition||Open Source GPLv2, commercial license available|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||yes||no||no||no||no|
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|Server operating systems||hosted||Linux|
Windows using Cygwin
|Data scheme||yes||schema-free, schema definition possible||yes||schema-free||yes|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||options to bring your own types, AVRO||yes||no||yes primitive types and user defined types (classes)|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no||no||yes specific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.||no|
|SQL Support of SQL||yes does not fully support an SQL-standard||no||yes standard with numerous extensions||no||no|
|APIs and other access methods||JDBC|
RESTful HTTP API
native C library
streaming API for large objects
Native Erlang Interface
|.NET Client API|
|Supported programming languages||All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC||C|
|C unofficial client library|
C++ unofficial client library
Clojure unofficial client library
Dart unofficial client library
Go unofficial client library
Groovy unofficial client library
Haskell unofficial client library
Lisp unofficial client library
Perl unofficial client library
Scala unofficial client library
Smalltalk unofficial client library
|Triggers||no||yes||yes||yes pre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks||no|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding||Sharding||partitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash||Sharding no "single point of failure"||none|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||yes||Master-master replication|
|Master-slave replication other methods possible by using 3rd party extensions||selectable replication factor||none|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||yes||no||yes||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency||Immediate Consistency||Eventual Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes informational only, not enforced by the system||no||yes||no links between data sets can be stored||no|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||Single row ACID (across millions of columns)||ACID||no||no|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes||yes||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes||yes||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes||yes||no|
|User concepts Access control||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard||Access Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard||no||no|
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