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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. HBase vs. Riak KV vs. STSdb vs. SwayDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  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 storeKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesKey-value storeKey-value store
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Score20.96
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score51.15
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score5.59
Rank#57  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.08
Rank#288  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Score0.06
Rank#305  Overall
#49  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshifthbase.apache.orgriak.com/­products/­riak-kvstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0swaydb.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshifthbase.apache.org
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Apache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetBasho TechnologiesSTS Soft SCSimer Plaha
Initial release20122008200920112018
Current release2.2.0, June 20192.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageCJavaErlangC#Scala
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROnoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)no
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 indexesrestrictednorestrictednono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnononono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
.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#
Java
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonyes infoCoprocessors in JavaJavaScript and Erlangnono
Triggersnoyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"nonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
selectable replication factornonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesnono
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 storednono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)nonoAtomic execution of operations
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACnonono

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