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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. LokiJS vs. NSDb vs. RethinkDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsIn-memory JavaScript DBMSScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score23.53
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#223  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#352  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score3.23
Rank#90  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSnsdb.iorethinkdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshifttechfort.github.io/­LokiJSnsdb.io/­Architecturerethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)The Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release2012201420172009
Current release2.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageCJavaScriptJava, ScalaC++
Server operating systemshostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes: int, bigint, decimal, stringyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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 indexesrestrictedyes infovia viewsall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JavaScript APIgRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCJavaScriptJava
Scala
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin PythonView functions in JavaScriptno
TriggersnoyesClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual 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 dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possiblenoAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCC based
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.Using Apache Luceneyes
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-standardnoyes infousers and table-level permissions

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