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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. FaunaDB vs. GridGain vs. Redis

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessFaunaDB provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteIn-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 modelWide column storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-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
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.44
Rank#239  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score1.91
Rank#127  Overall
#21  Document stores
#9  Graph DBMS
#64  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score2.20
Rank#117  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
#57  Relational DBMS
Score155.01
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storefauna.comwww.gridgain.comredis.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.fauna.comwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestredis.io/­documentation
DeveloperAlibabaFauna, Inc.GridGain Systems, Inc.Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Labs
Initial release2016201420072009
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.16.0.10 , January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languageScalaJava, C++, .NetC
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyespartial 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 indexesnoyesyesyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
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 proceduresnouser defined functionsyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)Lua
Triggersnonoyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replicationyes (replicated cache)Multi-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDACIDOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scripts
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes 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.nonoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensIdentity management, authentication, and access controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial version
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Alibaba Cloud Table StoreFaunaDBGridGainRedis
Specific characteristicsFlexible query model that combines GraphQL with custom business logic Effortlessly...
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Redis, benchmarked as the world's fastest database, reduces application complexity,...
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Competitive advantagesNative GraphQL support with automatic mutations for easy on-ramp Native GraphQL,...
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Redis is an in-memory database platform offering native support of wide range of...
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Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Redis powers personalization, real-time fraud detection, IoT, e-commerce, real-time...
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Key customersShiftX
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Verizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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