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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. InfluxDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score20.93
Rank#31  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score18.00
Rank#34  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdb
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)
Initial release20122013
Current release1.7.6, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCGo
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Strings
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.nono
Secondary indexesrestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate 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.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts
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Amazon RedshiftInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData includes the open source time-series database InfluxDB . It supports high...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData , the creator of InfluxDB, delivers a modern Open Source Platform built...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 14,018 github stars Over 148,000 servers deployed...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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