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

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonKeyDB  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperAn 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 storeTime Series DBMSKey-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
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Score0.77
Rank#200  Overall
#32  Document stores
Score5.46
Rank#75  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score0.33
Rank#270  Overall
#41  Key-value stores
Score179.02
Rank#6  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comgithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webgithub.com/­JohnSully/­KeyDB
keydb.dev
redis.com
redis.io
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestgraphite.readthedocs.iodocs.keydb.devdocs.redis.com/­latest/­index.html
redis.io/­documentation
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTubeDiscord
DeveloperChris DavisEQ Alpha Technology Ltd.Redis project core team, inspired by Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Inc.
Initial release2016200620192009
Current release7.0.0, 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
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Implementation languagePythonPythonC++C
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Unix
LinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric data onlypartial 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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyes infoby using the Redis Search moduleyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Sockets
Proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocoproprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
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 proceduresnoLuaLua; 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 nodesShardingnoneShardingSharding infoAutomatic hash-based sharding with support for hash-tags for manual sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneMulti-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 systemnoneEventual 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 integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsAtomic execution of command blocks and scripts and optimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyesyes 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
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Key customersVerizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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