DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > BigchainDB vs. FoundationDB vs. KeyDB vs. Redis

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. FoundationDB vs. KeyDB vs. Redis

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonKeyDB  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.An ultra-fast, open source Key-value store fully compatible with Redis API, modules, and protocolsPopular 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 modelDocument storeDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Key-value 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 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
Score0.77
Rank#200  Overall
#32  Document stores
Score1.44
Rank#146  Overall
#25  Document stores
#27  Key-value stores
#70  Relational DBMS
Score0.33
Rank#270  Overall
#41  Key-value stores
Score179.02
Rank#6  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.foundationdb.orggithub.com/­JohnSully/­KeyDB
keydb.dev
redis.com
redis.io
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestapple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.keydb.devdocs.redis.com/­latest/­index.html
redis.io/­documentation
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTubeDiscord
DeveloperFoundationDBEQ Alpha Technology Ltd.Redis project core team, inspired by Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Inc.
Initial release2016201320192009
Current release6.2.28, November 20207.0.0, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD-3Open Source infosource-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Redis Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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.
  • Redis Enterprise Cloud: Instantly scale and pay only for the resources you need - on any cloud - AWS, Azure or Google Cloud.
Implementation languagePythonC++C++C
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono infosome layers support typingpartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexespartial 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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyes infoby using the Redis Search moduleyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLnosupported in specific SQL layer onlynono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocoproprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.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
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 proceduresin SQL-layer onlyLuaLua; Redis Functions coming in Redis 7 (slides and Github)
Triggersnonopublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionality; RedisGears
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding infoAutomatic hash-based sharding with support for hash-tags for manual sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononothrough RedisGears
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
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 integritynoin SQL-layer onlynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsAtomic execution of command blocks and scripts and optimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyes 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 controlyesnosimple password-based access control and ACLAccess 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
More information provided by the system vendor
BigchainDBFoundationDBKeyDBRedis
Specific characteristicsThe Redis real-time data platform builds upon the unmatched simplicity and speed...
» more
Competitive advantagesRedis Enterprise is a robust in-memory database platform built by the people who...
» more
Typical application scenariosRedis Enterprise is used by large enterprise, startup, and government organizations...
» more
Key customersVerizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
» more
Market metricsMost launched Docker container per day according to Docker Hub (7.2M launches per...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsRedis Enterprise Cloud lets users scale up and down instantly, and pay only for the...
» 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 partiesRead the Redis NoSQL benchmark report.
» 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
BigchainDBFoundationDBKeyDBRedis
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

Recent citations in the news

Blockchain for Enterprise Applications Market: with Covid-19 Pandemic Analysis, Growth Rate, New Trend Analysis & Forecast To 2030 – Queen Anne and Mangolia News
11 May 2022, Queen Anne and Mangolia News

States Automotive Blockchain Market Innovative Strategy by 2030 | IBM Corporation, carVertical, Helbiz – Queen Anne and Mangolia News
10 May 2022, Queen Anne and Mangolia News

BigchainDB, co-founder of Ocean Protocol, wins 3 tenders for Gaia-X Federation Services
31 January 2022, GlobeNewswire

Blockchain Technology Market High Demand, Trends, Future Growth, Forecasts Research, Top Manufacturers and
17 May 2022, EIN News

Global Blockchain in Telecoms Industry 2022-2026 Featuring Profiles of Accenture, Amazon, BigchainDB, BlockCypher, ClearX Blockchain Technologies, IBM, Intel, and Oracle Among Other Leading Players
15 March 2022, PR Newswire

provided by Google News

Data on Kubernetes Community Announces Schedule for DoK Day at KubeCon Europe 2022
6 May 2022, Business Wire

IBM Cloudant pulls plan to fund new foundational layer for CouchDB
15 March 2022, The Register

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

Apple Acquires Durable Database Company FoundationDB
24 March 2015, TechCrunch

Apple Open Sources FoundationDB
19 April 2018, MacRumors

provided by Google News

Snap snaps up database developer KeyDB to make its infrastructure more snappy
12 May 2022, TechCrunch

This Week in Apps: Google I/O wraps, a new ARCore API, Twitter deal drama
14 May 2022, TechCrunch

Intel takes direct aim at Nvidia
13 May 2022, Protocol

How To Fix “This Blu-ray Disc Needs A Library For AACS Decoding”
13 April 2022, Tech News Today

Snapchat will let you change your username starting February 23
17 February 2022, TechCrunch

provided by Google News

Redis, MongoDB, and Elastic: 2022’s top exposed databases
27 April 2022, BleepingComputer

Akamai launches managed database offering for MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis and MongoDB
25 April 2022, SiliconANGLE News

Snap snaps up database developer KeyDB to make its infrastructure more snappy
12 May 2022, TechCrunch

Google Needs Another Database To Attack Oracle, DB2, And SQL Server Directly
16 May 2022, The Next Platform

Database Management Software Market 2022 by Top Players In the industry, Market Size, Share and Geographical Analysis, Type and Application with Growing Innovations, Future Opportunities, and Projection to 2028
17 May 2022, Digital Journal

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Backend Software Engineer
Health Recovery Solutions, Hoboken, NJ

Senior Cloud Architect - Remote
Akamai, Cambridge, MA

PHP (Laravel) Engineer
Hiveon, Remote

Database Administrator(Govt Cloud)
Ameriinfovets, Inc., Remote

Distributed Database Engineer
Tesla, Austin, TX

Database Engineer
DigitalOcean, New York, NY

Database Administrator
Stellar MLS, Florida

Sr RedisDB DBA
haramainsystems, Remote

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Vertica logo

Vertica Accelerator. The fastest analytics and machine learning, delivered as SaaS, with automated setup, administration, and management. Free trial.

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

Present your product here