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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Hypertable

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as Hadoop
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score22.03
Rank#33  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshift
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshift
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Hypertable Inc.
Initial release20122009
Current release0.9.8.11, March 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.no
Secondary indexesrestrictedrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scans
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor on file system level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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