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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Redis vs. TerminusDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryIn-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.Scalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Document store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.39
Rank#221  Overall
#32  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score145.24
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score0.01
Rank#342  Overall
#32  Graph DBMS
Websitealasql.orgredis.ioterminusdb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlredis.io/­documentationterminusdb.com/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release201420092018
Current release5.0.6, September 20191.0, 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptCProlog, Rust
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenopartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesyes
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 indexesnoyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIproprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
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
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoLuayes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replication infoChained replication is supported
Multi-master replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Journaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial versionRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLRedisTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist
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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