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DBMS > Amazon Redshift vs. IRONdb vs. PouchDB vs. Realm

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. IRONdb vs. PouchDB vs. Realm

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score25.54
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#345  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score3.53
Rank#97  Overall
#19  Document stores
Score8.71
Rank#51  Overall
#10  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasepouchdb.comrealm.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.circonus.com/­irondbpouchdb.com/­guidesrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Circonus LLC.Apache Software FoundationRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release2012201720122014
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20187.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen SourceOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageCC and C++JavaScript
Server operating systemshostedLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsnoyes
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 indexesrestrictednoyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)nono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP APIHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
JavaScript.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonyes, in LuaView functions in JavaScriptno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersnonoyesyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnonoyes

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