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System Properties Comparison Axibase vs. FileMaker vs. Redis vs. SingleStore vs. ToroDB

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NameAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.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.MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeA MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith RedisJSON
Graph DBMS infowith RedisGraph
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infowith RediSearch
Time Series DBMS infowith RedisTimeSeries
Document store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.25
Rank#280  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score52.27
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score179.02
Rank#6  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score7.04
Rank#61  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#337  Overall
#46  Document stores
Websiteaxibase.com/­docs/­atsd/­financewww.claris.com/­filemakerredis.com
redis.io
www.singlestore.comwww.torodb.com
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdocs.redis.com/­latest/­index.html
redis.io/­documentation
docs.singlestore.comwww.torodb.com/­stampede/­docs
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTubeDiscord
DeveloperAxibase CorporationFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleRedis project core team, inspired by Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Inc.SingleStore Inc.8Kdata
Initial release20131983200920132016
Current release1558519.4.1, November 20217.0.0, April 20227.6, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercialOpen Source infosource-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Redis Enterprisecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoAGPL-V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaCC++, GoJava
Server operating systemsLinuxiOS
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Linux info64 bit version requiredAll OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyespartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesyesyes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id
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.noyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatnonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infowith RediSearch moduleyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infovia pluginsnoyes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolCluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
PHPC
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
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesLua; Redis Functions coming in Redis 7 (slides and Github)yes
Triggersyesyespublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionality; RedisGearsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoAutomatic hash-based sharding with support for hash-tags for manual shardingSharding infohash partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Multi-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
Source-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnothrough RedisGearsno infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Causal consistency can be enabled in Active-Active databases
Strong consistency with Redis Raft
Strong eventual consistency with Active-Active
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoAtomic execution of command blocks and scripts and optimistic lockingACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesAccess 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
Fine grained access control via users, groups and rolesAccess rights for users and roles
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AxibaseFileMakerRedisSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLToroDB
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Competitive advantagesRedis Enterprise is a robust in-memory database platform built by the people who...
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SingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosRedis Enterprise is used by large enterprise, startup, and government organizations...
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Key customersVerizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Market metricsMost launched Docker container per day according to Docker Hub (7.2M launches per...
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