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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. GridDB vs. Redis

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  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.Scalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataIn-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.
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistence
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Document 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
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Score8.63
Rank#42  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.48
Rank#203  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score141.90
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisegriddb.netredis.io
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comgriddb.net/­en/­docs/­documents/­1-1_what-is-griddb.phpredis.io/­documentation
DeveloperDataStaxToshiba CorporationSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Labs
Initial release201120132009
Current release6.7, December 20184.2, June 20195.0.5, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
LinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestamppartial 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 indexesyesyesyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLSQL92 (advanced edition only), SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)no
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
Proprietary protocolproprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
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 proceduresnonoLua
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replication infoChained replication is supported
Multi-master replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Immediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersStrong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID at container levelOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scripts
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial version
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Datastax EnterpriseGridDBRedis
Specific characteristics100% continuous availability, real-time, distributed, massive scale data management...
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GridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Redis, benchmarked as the world's fastest database, reduces application complexity,...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Contextual: complete data layer...
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1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Redis is an in-memory database platform offering native support of wide range of...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must serve contextual information and be always-on, distributed,...
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Factory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Redis powers personalization, real-time fraud detection, IoT, e-commerce, real-time...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Denso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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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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GitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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Open Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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The licensing model is subscription based. Redis Enterprise Cloud is priced according...
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