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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. HEAVY.AI vs. InterSystems Caché

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareA multi-model DBMS and application server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score26.17
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score1.48
Rank#146  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score3.00
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#54  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftgithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
www.intersystems.com/­products/­cache
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.heavy.aidocs.intersystems.com
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)HEAVY.AI, Inc.InterSystems
Initial release201220161997
Current release5.10, January 20222018.1.4, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemshostedLinuxAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesrestrictednoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
C#
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonnoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoRound robinnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
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
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles
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Amazon RedshiftHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022InterSystems Caché
Specific characteristicsOptimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Competitive advantagesOnly HEAVY.AI allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Typical application scenariosAdvanced analytics, geospatial and time-series analytics, accelerated data science,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHEAVY.AI Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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