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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Solr

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsA widely used enterprise search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score21.39
Rank#31  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score57.22
Rank#17  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftlucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftlucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Apache Software Foundation
Initial release20122004
Current release8.3.1, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageCJava
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VM and a servlet container inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeyesyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
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 infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardno infosupports limited query time joins
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin PythonJava plugins
Triggersnoyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyescloud/distributed (via Zookeeper)
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoslaves poll the master in predefined intervalls
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic locking infoSolr 4
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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