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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Faircom EDGE vs. Redis

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessFairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsIn-memory data structure store, used as database, cache and message broker infoRedis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeKey-value store
Relational 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 Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.59
Rank#219  Overall
#34  Document stores
#109  Relational DBMS
Score0.40
Rank#249  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score0.21
Rank#279  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#128  Relational DBMS
Score155.89
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databaseredis.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryredis.io/­documentation
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAlibabaFairCom CorporationSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Labs
Initial release2014201619792009
Current releaseV3, October 20206.2.1 , March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptANSI C, C++C
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typespartial 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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noyes infoANSI SQL queriesno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHTTP APIADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
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 proceduresnonoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++Lua
Triggersyesnoyesno infopublish/subscribe channels provide limited trigger functionality
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infowhen using SQLno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageAtomic single-row operationsACIDOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scripts
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes 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.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Simple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial version
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLAlibaba Cloud Table StoreFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGERedis
Specific characteristicsFairCom EDGE provides the power of a full-featured database that is designed specifically...
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Redis, benchmarked as the world's fastest database, reduces application complexity,...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features JSON Multimodel SQL and NoSQL APIs Automatic database tuning Custom...
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Redis is an in-memory database platform offering native support of wide range of...
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Typical application scenariosFairCom EDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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Redis powers personalization, real-time fraud detection, IoT, e-commerce, real-time...
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Key customersUPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell Automation,...
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Verizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom EDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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The licensing model is subscription based. Redis Enterprise Cloud is priced according...
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