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DBMS > Amazon Redshift vs. Kdb+ vs. LevelDB vs. RDF4J vs. Sequoiadb

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Kdb+ vs. LevelDB vs. RDF4J vs. Sequoiadb

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsHigh performance Time Series DBMSEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.NewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRDF storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score22.37
Rank#30  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score6.79
Rank#54  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score3.13
Rank#95  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score0.50
Rank#220  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score0.31
Rank#254  Overall
#34  Document stores
#116  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftkx.comgithub.com/­google/­leveldbrdf4j.orgwww.sequoiadb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftcode.kx.comgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdrdf4j.org/­documentationwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=index
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Kx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcGoogleSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Sequoiadb Ltd.
Initial release20122000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003201120042013
Current release3.6, May 20181.22, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageCqC++JavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regex
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesrestrictedyes infotable attribute 'grouped'noyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardSQL-like query language (q)nonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonuser defined functionsnoyesJavaScript
Triggersnoyes infowith viewsnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationnonenoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedDocument is locked during a transaction
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes
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-standardrights management via user accountsnonosimple password-based access control
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Amazon RedshiftKdb+LevelDBRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameSequoiadb
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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