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System Properties Comparison EJDB vs. GBase vs. Redis vs. SAP IQ

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NameEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)An analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.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.Columnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
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
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Score0.10
Rank#314  Overall
#41  Document stores
Score1.16
Rank#165  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Score179.02
Rank#6  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score4.82
Rank#80  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Websiteejdb.orgwww.gbase8a.comredis.com
redis.io
www.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mddocs.redis.com/­latest/­index.html
redis.io/­documentation
help.sap.com/­iq
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTubeDiscord
DeveloperSoftmotionsRedis project core team, inspired by Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Inc.SAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release201220091994
Current releaseGBase 8a7.0.0, April 202216.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialOpen Source infosource-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Redis Enterprisecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCC
Server operating systemsserver-lessBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idpartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes infowith RediSearch moduleyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared libraryproprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
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
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoLua; Redis Functions coming in Redis 7 (slides and Github)yes
Triggersnopublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionality; RedisGearsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoAutomatic hash-based sharding with support for hash-tags for manual shardingshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
SAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnothrough RedisGearsHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual 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 integrityno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic execution of command blocks and scripts and optimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes 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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess 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
fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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EJDBGBaseRedisSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ
Specific characteristicsThe Redis real-time data platform builds upon the unmatched simplicity and speed...
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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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