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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Oracle Rdb

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence tools
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score27.01
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score1.45
Rank#160  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshift
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Oracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
Initial release20121984
Current release7.4.1.1, 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedHP Open VMS
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Python
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes, on a single node
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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-standard

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