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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Snowflake vs. WakandaDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonWakandaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataWakandaDB is embedded in a server that provides a REST API and a server-side javascript engine to access data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score25.85
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score76.82
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#323  Overall
#18  Object oriented DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.snowflake.comwakanda.github.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmldoc.wakanda.org/­home2.en.html#/­Datastore/­Introduction.200-588937.en.html
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Snowflake Computing Inc.Wakanda SAS
Initial release201220142012
Current release2.7.0 (AprilĀ 29, 2019), 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPLv3, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageCC++, JavaScript
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonuser defined functionsyes
Triggersnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate 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 dataACIDACIDACID
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-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationyes

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