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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. etcd vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Redis vs. SwayDB

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonetcd  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.A distributed reliable key-value storeCloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.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.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value storeDocument storeKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Document 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
Score9.28
Rank#50  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score10.96
Rank#46  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score8.64
Rank#52  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score173.54
Rank#6  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score0.03
Rank#330  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterpriseetcd.io
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd
firebase.google.com/­products/­firestoreredis.com
redis.io
swaydb.io
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.cometcd.io/­docs
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd/­tree/­master/­Documentation
firebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoredocs.redis.com/­latest/­index.html
redis.io/­documentation
DeveloperDataStaxGoogleRedis project core team, inspired by Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsSimer Plaha
Initial release2011201720092018
Current release6.8, April 20203.4, August 20196.2.6, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infosource-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Redis EnterpriseOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaGoCScala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
FreeBSD
Linux
Windows infoexperimental
hostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyespartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesno
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes infowith RediSearch moduleno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
gRPC
JSON over HTTP
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Tcl
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
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
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud FunctionsLua; Redis Functions coming in Redis 7 (slides and Github)no
Triggersyesyes, watching key changesyes, with Cloud Functionspublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionality; RedisGearsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingSharding infoAutomatic hash-based sharding with support for hash-tags for manual shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.Multi-source replicationMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoUsing Cloud Dataflowthrough RedisGearsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Causal consistency can be enabled in Active-Active databases
Strong consistency with Redis Raft
Strong eventual consistency with Active-Active
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnoyesAtomic execution of command blocks and scripts and optimistic lockingAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes 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.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.Access 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
no
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Datastax EnterpriseetcdGoogle Cloud FirestoreRedisSwayDB
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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The Redis real-time data platform builds upon the unmatched simplicity and speed...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Redis Enterprise is a robust in-memory database platform built by the people who...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Redis Enterprise is used by large enterprise, startup, and government organizations...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Verizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Most launched Docker container per day according to Docker Hub (7.2M launches per...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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Redis Enterprise Cloud lets users scale up and down instantly, and pay only for the...
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