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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. mSQL vs. OrigoDB vs. Redis vs. Sphinx

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS librarymSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSA fully ACID in-memory object graph databaseIn-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.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Key-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceSearch engine
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
Trend Chart
Score0.63
Rank#215  Overall
#33  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score1.76
Rank#122  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#49  Document stores
#21  Object oriented DBMS
Score162.17
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score7.58
Rank#53  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitealasql.orghughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlorigodb.comredis.iosphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlorigodb.com/­docsredis.io/­documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffHughes TechnologiesRobert Friberg et alSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201419942009 infounder the name LiveDB20092001
Current release4.3, October 20206.2.1 , March 20213.3.1 , July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen SourceOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptCC#CC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesUser defined using .NET types and collectionspartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesno
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 infocan be achieved using .NETno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes infowith RediSearch moduleyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.A subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersnonoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
.NetC
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
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesLuano
Triggersyesnoyes infoDomain Eventsno infopublish/subscribe channels provide limited trigger functionalityno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronizedShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnodepending on modelnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACIDOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datanoyesyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes infoWrite ahead logyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoRole based authorizationSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial versionno
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AlaSQLmSQL infoMini SQLOrigoDBRedisSphinx
Specific characteristicsRedis, benchmarked as the world's fastest database, reduces application complexity,...
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Competitive advantagesRedis is an in-memory database platform offering native support of wide range of...
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Typical application scenariosRedis powers personalization, real-time fraud detection, IoT, e-commerce, real-time...
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Key customersVerizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe licensing model is subscription based. Redis Enterprise Cloud is priced according...
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