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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. MaxDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutions
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score22.92
Rank#29  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score1.66
Rank#132  Overall
#22  Document stores
#25  Key-value stores
#3  Object oriented DBMS
#67  Relational DBMS
Score4.53
Rank#78  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irismaxdb.sap.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsmaxdb.sap.com/­documentation
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)InterSystemsSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997
Initial release201220181984
Current release2020.2, July 20207.9.10 (January 2020), 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesdepending on used data modelyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonyesyes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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