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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. Redis

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA multi-model DBMSIn-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 modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
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
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Score5.12
Rank#63  Overall
#11  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#10  Key-value stores
Score144.08
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Websitewww.arangodb.comredis.io
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­documentationredis.io/­documentation
DeveloperArangoDB GmbH / triagens GmbHSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Labs
Initial release20122009
Current release3.4.0, December 20185.0.5, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, C++, JavaScriptC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Raspbian
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashpartial 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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON style queries
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
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 proceduresJavaScriptLua
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replication infoChained replication is supported
Multi-master replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scripts
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes 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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial version
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ArangoDBRedis
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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News

Multi-Model Database ArangoDB 3.5 released – Distributed Joins, Streaming Transactions, extended GraphDB & Search Capabilities
19 August 2019

Welcome Matt Ekstrom, CRO, and Jörg Schad, Head of Engineering & Machine Learning!
14 August 2019

RC7 of ArangoDB 3.5: Streaming Transactions API
5 August 2019

RC4 of ArangoDB 3.5: Configurable Analyzers & other ArangoSearch Upgrades
26 June 2019

ArangoDB Included in DBTA 100: The Companies That Matter Most in Data
21 June 2019

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ArangoDB 3.5 update improves multi-model database platform
22 August 2019, TechTarget

ArangoDB Boosts Multi-Model Database Scalability Across Distributed Environments with Release of ArangoDB 3.5
21 August 2019, EIN News

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Document Databases Software Market to Witness Tremendous Growth in Forecasted Period 2019-2025 with Key Players like MongoDB, Amazon, ArangoDB, Azure Cosmos DB
23 August 2019, Market Expert

ArangoDB raises $10 million for NoSQL database management
14 March 2019, VentureBeat

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20 August 2019, TechCrunch

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