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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Memcached vs. SAP IQ

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score22.03
Rank#33  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score23.17
Rank#31  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score4.51
Rank#89  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.memcached.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikihelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Danga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release201220031994
Current release1.6.18, January 202316.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCC
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesrestrictednoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonnoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallitySAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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