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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. RethinkDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsWidely used in-process key-value storeDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Document store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score23.86
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score2.91
Rank#99  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score3.15
Rank#96  Overall
#17  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Oracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release201219942009
Current release18.1.40, May 20202.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infocommercial license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)C++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes 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.noyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionno
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
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 Pythonno
Triggersnoyes infoonly for the SQL APIClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
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 dataACIDACIDAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCC based
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoyes infousers and table-level permissions

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