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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. HBase vs. Riak KV vs. SAP IQ vs. STSdb

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedKey-value store
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Score20.67
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score50.15
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score5.24
Rank#59  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score4.78
Rank#66  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#296  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshifthbase.apache.orgriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshifthbase.apache.orghelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Apache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetBasho TechnologiesSAP, formerly SybaseSTS Soft SC
Initial release20122008200919942011
Current release2.2.0, June 20192.1.0, April 201516.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageCJavaErlangC#
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROnoyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 indexesrestrictednorestrictedyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnonoyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
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
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonyes infoCoprocessors in JavaJavaScript and Erlangyesno
Triggersnoyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"shared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexernone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
selectable replication factorSAP/Sybase Replication Servernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnono infolinks between data sets can be storedyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)noACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
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-standardAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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