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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. InfluxDB vs. LevelDB vs. Postgres-XL vs. SingleStore

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score22.16
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score26.87
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score2.99
Rank#96  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score0.51
Rank#230  Overall
#113  Relational DBMS
Score5.00
Rank#71  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgithub.com/­google/­leveldbwww.postgres-xl.orgwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)GoogleSingleStore Inc.
Initial release2012201320112014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2013
Current release2.0.2, November 20201.22, May 201910 R1, October 20187.1.11, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoMozilla public licensecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCGoC++CC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsnoyesyes
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.nononoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesrestrictednonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardSQL-like query languagenoyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
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
C++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonnonouser defined functionsyes
Triggersnononoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlynonehorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID infoMVCCACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoDepending on used storage enginenoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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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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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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