DB-EnginesExtremeDB Active Replication featuresEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Amazon Redshift vs. FoundationDB vs. Redis

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. FoundationDB vs. Redis

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.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 modelRelational DBMSDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
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
Score22.16
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.96
Rank#174  Overall
#28  Document stores
#29  Key-value stores
#88  Relational DBMS
Score154.15
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.foundationdb.orgredis.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftapple.github.io/­foundationdbredis.io/­documentation
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)FoundationDBSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Labs
Initial release201220132009
Current release6.2.28, November 20206.2.0 , February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
  • Redis Enterprise Cloud: Instantly scale and pay only for the resources you need - on any cloud - AWS, Azure or Google Cloud.
  • ScaleGrid for Redis: Fully managed hosting for Redis on AWS, Azure and DigitalOcean with high availability and SSH access on the #1 multi-cloud DBaaS.
Implementation languageCC++C
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Data schemeyesschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infosome layers support typingpartial 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 indexesrestrictednoyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardsupported in specific SQL layer onlyno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
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 proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonin SQL-layer onlyLua
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistencyEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemin SQL-layer onlyno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scripts
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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 controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial version
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon RedshiftFoundationDBRedis
Specific characteristicsRedis, benchmarked as the world's fastest database, reduces application complexity,...
» more
Competitive advantagesRedis is an in-memory database platform offering native support of wide range of...
» more
Typical application scenariosRedis powers personalization, real-time fraud detection, IoT, e-commerce, real-time...
» more
Key customersVerizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsThe licensing model is subscription based. Redis Enterprise Cloud is priced according...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more
Redis Enterprise Cloud: Try with 400$ usage credit.
» more

Datadog: Monitor all Redis metrics: hit rates, clients, commands per second, and more.
» more

CData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Amazon RedshiftFoundationDBRedis
DB-Engines blog posts

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

The popularity of cloud-based DBMSs has increased tenfold in four years
7 February 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

Increased popularity for consuming DBMS services out of the cloud
2 October 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2018
2 January 2019, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
2 March 2016, Paul Andlinger

MongoDB is the DBMS of the year, defending the title from last year
7 January 2015, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Immuta Announces Record Annual Growth and Rising Market Share in DataOps Technology Market
3 March 2021, StreetInsider.com

Diyotta Launches AI Driven, Cloud Data Pipeline Platform for Enterprise Business
3 March 2021, MarTech Series

The future of healthcare in the cloud
23 February 2021, Healthcare IT News

Cloud Data Warehouse Performance Testing – Gigaom
9 February 2021, Gigaom

AWS unveils three analytics capabilities to improve Amazon Redshift performance - Help Net Security
3 December 2020, Help Net Security

provided by Google News

FoundationDB, a very interesting NoSQL database owned by Apple, is now an open-source project
19 April 2018, GeekWire

Apple’s FoundationDB open sources the database layer behind CloudKit
14 January 2019, 9to5Mac

Apple Acquires Durable Database Company FoundationDB
24 March 2015, TechCrunch

FoundationDB's Record Layer Supports Relational Database Semantics, Schema Management and Indexing
10 February 2019, InfoQ.com

How choosing the unexpected helped shape Snowflake
20 November 2020, SiliconANGLE News

provided by Google News

Redis Labs Announces Integrated Enterprise Tiers of Azure Cache for Redis
2 March 2021, Database Trends and Applications

Scale your cloud app with Azure Cache for Redis | Azure Friday - Microsoft
5 February 2021, Channel 9

Redis Labs Unveils RediSearch 2.0 Full-Text Search Engine
25 February 2021, Solutions Review

Redis Labs : Announces General Availability for Integrated Enterprise Tiers of Azure Cache for Redis
2 March 2021, Marketscreener.com

Redis Labs Delivers Real-Time Query, Index, and Full-Text Search Engine with RediSearch 2.0
18 February 2021, Business Wire

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Sales Operations Analyst - Deal Desk
Calm, Remote

Data Labs Analyst Role
TCS, Redwood City, CA

Optimization Analyst
Kaplan, Remote

Database Engineer - AWS, Amazon Redshift
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Seattle, WA

Marketing Analyst
RADaR LLC, St. Louis, MO

Engineering Manager
PEX, Remote

Site Reliability Engineer
PEX, Remote

Senior Data Engineer for Machine Learning
PEX, Remote

Software Engineer – Vehicle Engineering
Tesla, Fremont, CA

Staff Data Scientist
Branch, Redwood City, CA

Redis Database Administrator | Remote
iknowvate technologies, Bellevue, WA

Database Administrator (DBA)
VirtualHealth, New York State

Database Engineer
Apptegy, Little Rock, AR

Data Engineer
Umbrella Digital Marketing, Remote

SQL Developer / Database Administrator (Scottsdale, AZ)
Garmin, Scottsdale, AZ

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Present your product here