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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Hive vs. Impala vs. Newts

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsdata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopAnalytic DBMS for HadoopTime Series DBMS based on Cassandra
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score20.97
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score83.53
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score15.71
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#323  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshifthive.apache.orgwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlopennms.github.io/­newts
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homewww.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wiki
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Apache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookClouderaOpenNMS Group
Initial release2012201220132014
Current release3.1.2, August 20193.3.0, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageCJavaC++Java
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Java API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC++
Java
PHP
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCJava
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factorselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonono
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosno

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