DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > BigObject vs. Redis vs. RethinkDB

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Redis vs. RethinkDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesIn-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.DBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceDocument store
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
Score0.07
Rank#320  Overall
#132  Relational DBMS
Score151.86
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score4.23
Rank#78  Overall
#13  Document stores
Websitewww.bigobject.ioredis.iorethinkdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.ioredis.io/­documentationrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release201520092009
Current release6.0.8, September 20202.4.0, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
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++
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyespartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infowith RediSearch moduleyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnono
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languagesC
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
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuaLua
TriggersnonoClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes infoMVCC based
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial versionyes infousers and table-level permissions

More information provided by the system vendor

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

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

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

More resources
BigObjectRedisRethinkDB
DB-Engines blog posts

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

Meet some database management systems you are likely to hear more about in the future
4 August 2014, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

How to Stay Sane With Modern C++
7 February 2017, DZone News

provided by Google News

Instaclustr Adds Support for Redis
16 September 2020, Database Trends and Applications

Redis Labs' RedisRaft Aims to Improve Database Consistency
4 September 2020, thenewstack.io

Redis Labs, Maker Of Database Software, Hits $1 Billion Valuation With New Fundraise
25 August 2020, Forbes

Anjuna Announces Support for Redis
15 September 2020, PRNewswire

Redis Labs Raises $100M Series F Funding for Open Source Database
26 August 2020, Solutions Review

provided by Google News

Open Source Software Market to Witness Astonishing Growth by 2026 | Intel, Epson, IBM and more
2 September 2020, The Daily Chronicle

Impact Of Covid 19 On Open Source Software Industry 2020 Market Challenges Business Overview And Forecast Research Study 2026
18 September 2020, The Daily Chronicle

NoSQL Databases Software Market Is Booming Worldwide (2020-2027) | By Top Leading Players – Amazon, MongoDB, ArangoDB, Azure Cosmos DB, Couchbase, MarkLogic, RethinkDB
15 September 2020, The Market Chronicles

Global Open Source Software Market Size, Share and Forecast by 2025, Key Players- Intel, Epson, IBM, Transcend, Oracle, Acquia
9 September 2020, The Daily Chronicle

RethinkDB is dead, and MongoDB isn't what killed it
24 January 2017, TechRepublic

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

MySQL Database Administrator
Updox, Remote

Product Manager: Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS)
Digital Ocean Jobs, Massachusetts

Database Administrator (DBA) MySQL
VirtualHealth, New York State

Software Developer
Ria Financial, Buena Park, CA

Developer
Toyota, Plano, TX

Full Stack Engineer
Showcase IDX, Remote

Lead Ruby Engineer
Showcase IDX, Remote

Exciting Innovative Video Ecommerce Startup (remote available) | Data Scientist w/ ACR Experience | $120-150K
Ciright, Conshohocken, PA

Java Software Engineer (Java 11, Spring, Spring Boot, Hibernate ORM)
Zscaler, Burlington, MA

Senior Software Development Engineer
SmarTek21, LLC, Bellevue, WA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

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

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Neo4j logo

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

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here