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DBMS > Amazon Redshift vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Riak TS vs. YDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Riak TS vs. YDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonYDB  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 hardwareRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVA distributed fault-tolerant database service, with high availability, scalability, immediate consistency and ACID transactions and providing an Amazon DynamoDB compatible API
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score23.26
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score2.42
Rank#126  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score0.41
Rank#284  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score0.55
Rank#258  Overall
#38  Document stores
#119  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftgithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
riak.com/­products/­riak-tsgithub.com/­ydb-platform/­ydb
ydb.tech
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.heavy.aicloud.yandex.com/­en/­docs/­managed-ydb
ydb.tech/­en/­docs
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)HEAVY.AI, Inc.Basho TechnologiesYandex
Initial release2012201620152019
Current release5.10, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0; commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageCC++ and CUDAErlang
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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 indexesrestrictednorestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardyesnoSQL-like query language (YQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
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
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin PythonnoJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersnonoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoRound robinShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replicationselectable replication factorActive-passive shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnono infolinks between datasets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights defined for Yandex Cloud users

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