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DBMS > Amazon Redshift vs. OpenTSDB vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. OpenTSDB vs. Snowflake

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBaseCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score25.85
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score1.86
Rank#126  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score76.82
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftopentsdb.netwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmldocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)currently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release201220112014
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoLGPLcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesrestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Telnet API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCErlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonnouser defined functions
Triggersnonono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on HBaseyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infobased on HBaseyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infobased on HBaseImmediate 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 persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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