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System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. MySQL vs. Percona Server for MongoDB vs. Redis

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseWidely used open source RDBMSA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.Popular in-memory data platform used as a cache, message broker, and database that can be deployed on-premises, across clouds, and hybrid environments infoRedis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIDocument 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
Spatial DBMS
Document store infowith RedisJSON
Graph DBMS infowith RedisGraph
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infowith RediSearch
Time Series DBMS infowith RedisTimeSeries
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.97
Rank#106  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score1202.85
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score0.75
Rank#207  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score176.39
Rank#6  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Websitephoenix.apache.orgwww.mysql.comwww.percona.com/­software/­mongodb/­percona-server-for-mongodbredis.com
redis.io
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgdev.mysql.com/­docwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.htmldocs.redis.com/­latest/­index.html
redis.io/­documentation
Social network pagesTwitterLinkedInFacebookYouTubeDiscord
DeveloperApache Software FoundationOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunPerconaRedis project core team, inspired by Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Inc.
Initial release2014199520152009
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20198.0.30, July 20223.4.10-2.10, November 20177.0.3, July 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoGPL Version 2Open Source infosource-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Redis Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C++C
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyespartial 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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
proprietary protocol using JSONproprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
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 functionsyes infoproprietary syntaxJavaScriptLua; Redis Functions coming in Redis 7 (slides and Github)
Triggersnoyesnopublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionality; RedisGears
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricShardingSharding infoAutomatic hash-based sharding with support for hash-tags for manual sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationnoyesthrough RedisGears
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Causal consistency can be enabled in Active-Active databases
Strong consistency with Redis Raft
Strong eventual consistency with Active-Active
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage enginenono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage enginenoAtomic execution of command blocks and scripts and optimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyes 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.yesyesyes infovia In-Memory Engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess rights for users and rolesAccess Control Lists (ACLs): redis.io/­topics/­acl
LDAP and Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) for Redis Enterprise
Mutual TLS authentication: redis.io/­topics/­encryption
Password-based authentication
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Key customersVerizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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