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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Redis vs. XAP

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  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.High performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications
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 persistenceDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Object oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.63
Rank#193  Overall
#28  Document stores
#95  Relational DBMS
Score144.08
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score0.81
Rank#172  Overall
#25  Document stores
#29  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgredis.iowww.gigaspaces.com/­product/­xap
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlredis.io/­documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release201420092000
Current release5.0.5, May 201914.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptCJava, C++, .Net
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
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesnoyes infowith RediSearch moduleyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIproprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
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
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoLuayes
Triggersyesnoyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replication infoChained replication is supported
Multi-master replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Master-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneStrong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
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
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
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
AlaSQLRedisXAP
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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