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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. JaguarDB vs. Redis vs. RethinkDB

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsPopular 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.DBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeKey-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 RedisJSON
Graph DBMS infowith RedisGraph
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infowith RediSearch
Time Series DBMS infowith RedisTimeSeries
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.80
Rank#131  Overall
#65  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#58  Key-value stores
Score171.50
Rank#6  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score3.20
Rank#100  Overall
#18  Document stores
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.datajaguar.comredis.com
redis.io
rethinkdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpdocs.redis.com/­latest/­index.html
redis.io/­documentation
rethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperCognitectDataJaguar, Inc.Redis project core team, inspired by Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release2012201520092009
Current release0.9.5951, July 20192.9.4 September 20186.2.6, October 20212.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoGPL V3.0Open Source infosource-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Redis EnterpriseOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesCC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyespartial 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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infowith RediSearch moduleyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
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 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 proceduresyes infoTransaction FunctionsnoLua; Redis Functions coming in Redis 7 (slides and Github)
TriggersBy using transaction functionsnopublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionality; RedisGearsClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersShardingSharding infoAutomatic hash-based sharding with support for hash-tags for manual shardingSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersMulti-source replicationMulti-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 methodsnonothrough RedisGearsyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual 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 integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoAtomic execution of command blocks and scripts and optimistic lockingAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes infoMVCC based
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyes 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.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnorights management via user accountsAccess 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
yes infousers and table-level permissions
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Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, time-series data auto-aggregation
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The Redis real-time data platform builds upon the unmatched simplicity and speed...
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Competitive advantagesExtremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Redis Enterprise is a robust in-memory database platform built by the people who...
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Typical application scenariosIoT data, time series data, geospatial data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Redis Enterprise is used by large enterprise, startup, and government organizations...
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, IIVI
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Verizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Market metricsAdvertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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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 modelsFree-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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