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DBMS > Drizzle vs. Geode vs. Kinetica vs. Redis vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Geode vs. Kinetica vs. Redis vs. TerarkDB

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Geode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsPopular 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.A key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-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 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
Score1.71
Rank#132  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
Score0.73
Rank#206  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Score168.31
Rank#6  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score0.10
Rank#320  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitegeode.apache.orgwww.kinetica.comredis.io
redislabs.com
github.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docswww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.redislabs.com/­latest/­index.html
redis.io/­documentation
github.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.KineticaRedis project core team, inspired by Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsTerark
Initial release20082002201220092016
Current release7.2.4, September 20121.1, February 20176.06.2.4, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfirecommercialOpen Source infosource-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Redis Enterprisecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC, C++CC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyespartial 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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes infowith RediSearch moduleno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (OQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C++
Java
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++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsuser defined functionsLua; Redis Functions coming in Redis 7 (slides and Github)no
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infoCache Event Listenersyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangepublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionality; RedisGearsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding infoAutomatic hash-based sharding with support for hash-tags for manual shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononothrough RedisGearsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Causal consistency can be enabled in Active-Active databases
Strong consistency with Redis Raft
Strong eventual consistency with Active-Active
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes, on a single nodenoAtomic execution of command blocks and scripts and optimistic lockingno
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.yesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights per client and object definableAccess rights for users and roles on table levelAccess 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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Specific characteristicsThe Redis real-time data platform builds upon the unmatched simplicity and speed...
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Competitive advantagesRedis Enterprise is a robust in-memory database platform built by the people who...
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Typical application scenariosRedis Enterprise is used by large enterprise, startup, and government organizations...
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Key customersVerizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Market metricsMost launched Docker container per day according to Docker Hub (7.2M launches per...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRedis Enterprise Cloud lets users scale up and down instantly, and pay only for the...
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