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System Properties Comparison Dragonfly vs. Redis vs. TigerGraph
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|A drop-in Redis replacement that scales vertically to support millions of operations per second and terabyte sized workloads, all on a single instance
|Popular in-memory data platform used as a cache, message broker, and database that can be deployed on-premises, across clouds, and hybrid environments Redis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.
|A complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
|Primary database model
|Key-value store Multiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistence
|Secondary database models
|Document store with RedisJSON
Graph DBMS with RedisGraph
Search engine with RediSearch
Time Series DBMS with RedisTimeSeries
|DragonflyDB team and community contributors
|Redis project core team, inspired by Salvatore Sanfilippo Development sponsored by Redis Inc.
|1.0, March 2023
|7.2.4, January 2024
|License Commercial or Open Source
|Open Source BSL 1.1
|Open Source source-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Redis Enterprise
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service
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|Aiven for Redis: Fully managed in-memory key-value store for all your caching and speedy lookup needs.
|Server operating systems
Windows ported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date
|strings, hashes, lists, sets, sorted sets, bit arrays
|partial Supported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexes
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.
|yes with RediSearch module
|SQL Support of SQL
|with RediSQL module
|SQL-like query language (GSQL)
|APIs and other access methods
|Proprietary protocol RESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
|proprietary protocol RESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
|GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
|Supported programming languages
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures
|Lua; Redis Functions coming in Redis 7 (slides and Github)
|publish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionality
|publish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionality; RedisGears
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes
|Sharding Automatic hash-based sharding with support for hash-tags for manual sharding
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes
|Multi-source replication with Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication Chained replication is supported
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system
Causal consistency can be enabled in Active-Active databases
Strong consistency with Redis Raft
Strong eventual consistency with Active-Active
|Foreign keys Referential integrity
|yes Relationships in graphs
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data
|Atomic execution of command blocks and scripts
|Atomic execution of command blocks and scripts and optimistic locking
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data
|yes, strict serializability by the server
|yes Data access is serialized by the server
|Durability Support for making data persistent
|yes Configurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logs
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.
|User concepts Access control
|Access Control Lists (ACLs): redis.io/docs/management/security/acl
LDAP and Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) for Redis Enterprise
Mutual TLS authentication: redis.io/docs/management/security/encryption
|Role-based access control
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