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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Riak TS vs. XAP

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score20.97
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#245  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score0.81
Rank#171  Overall
#27  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftbasho.com/­products/­riak-tswww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Basho TechnologiesGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release201220152000
Current release14.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCErlangJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
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.nonono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesrestrictedrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnoSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin PythonJavaScript and Erlangyes
Triggersnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factorMaster-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemno infolinks between datasets can be storedno
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoRole-based access control

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