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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. RDF4J vs. Redis

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.In-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
RDF storeKey-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
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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Score0.47
Rank#205  Overall
#29  Document stores
#98  Relational DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#222  Overall
#11  RDF stores
Score148.40
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgrdf4j.orgredis.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.rdf4j.orgredis.io/­documentation
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Labs
Initial release201420042009
Current release5.0.4, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyespartial 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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava
PHP
Python
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 proceduresnoyesLua
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneMaster-slave replication infoChained replication is supported
Multi-master replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneStrong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scripts
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes 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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial version
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameRedis
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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