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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. FatDB vs. Fauna vs. Redis

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.Fauna (previously named FaunaDB) provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.Popular in-memory data platform used as a cache, message broker, and database that can be deployed on-premises, across clouds, and hybrid environments infoRedis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistence
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith RedisJSON
Graph DBMS infowith RedisGraph
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infowith RediSearch
Time Series DBMS infowith RedisTimeSeries
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.63
Rank#78  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.73
Rank#131  Overall
#22  Document stores
#11  Graph DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score171.94
Rank#6  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlfauna.comredis.com
redis.io
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comdocs.redis.com/­latest/­index.html
redis.io/­documentation
DeveloperSoftware AGFatCloudFauna, Inc.Redis project core team, inspired by Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Labs
Initial release1971201220142009
Current release6.2.5, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infosource-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Redis Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageC#ScalaC
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
WindowshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnopartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexes
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 indexesyesyesyesyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayno infoVia inetgration in SQL Servernono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
RESTful HTTP APIproprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes infovia applicationsuser defined functionsLua; Redis Functions coming in Redis 7 (slides and Github)
Triggersnoyes infovia applicationsnopublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionality; RedisGears
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding infoAutomatic hash-based sharding with support for hash-tags for manual sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatorselectable replication factorMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnothrough RedisGears
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Causal consistency can be enabled in Active-Active databases
Strong consistency with Redis Raft
Strong eventual consistency with Active-Active
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDAtomic execution of command blocks and scripts and optimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logs
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)no infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess Control Lists (ACLs): redis.io/­topics/­acl
LDAP and Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) for Redis Enterprise
Mutual TLS authentication: redis.io/­topics/­encryption
Password-based authentication
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Specific characteristicsServerless database delivered as an API Web-native security model with attribute...
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Competitive advantages100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
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Redis Enterprise is a robust in-memory database platform built by the people who...
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Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Redis Enterprise is used by large enterprise, startup, and government organizations...
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Key customersShiftX
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Verizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Market metricsMost launched Docker container per day according to Docker Hub (7.2M launches per...
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Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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Redis Enterprise Cloud lets users scale up and down instantly, and pay only for the...
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