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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. ScyllaDB vs. SwayDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score26.17
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score3.81
Rank#91  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Score0.01
Rank#349  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.scylladb.comswaydb.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)ScyllaDBSimer Plaha
Initial release201220152018
Current releaseScyllaDB Open Source 5.0, July 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availableOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCC++Scala
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-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 indexesrestrictedyes infocluster global secondary indicesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)no
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCFor CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonyes, Luano
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possiblenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsAtomic execution of operations
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 infoin-memory tablesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per objectno
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Amazon RedshiftScyllaDBSwayDB
Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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