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DBMS > Amazon Redshift vs. Lovefield vs. Prometheus

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Lovefield vs. Prometheus

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring system
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score22.03
Rank#33  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#272  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Score7.06
Rank#59  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldprometheus.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdprometheus.io/­docs
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Google
Initial release201220142015
Current release2.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCJavaScriptGo
Server operating systemshostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data only
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.nonono infoImport of XML data possible
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCJavaScript.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonnono
TriggersnoUsing read-only observersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneyes infoby Federation
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infousing MemoryDBno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono

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