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DBMS > Amazon Redshift vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. TerarkDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score25.54
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score6.82
Rank#60  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.15
Rank#345  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)MicrosoftTerark
Initial release201220152016
Current releaseV1
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemshostedhosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C#
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonnono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousing Azure authenticationno

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