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System Properties Comparison EJDB vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. Redis vs. TimesTen

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NameEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)A multi-model, scalable, distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide highly reliable, flexible, and available data management across a configurable set of storage nodesPopular 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.In-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceRelational DBMS
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
Score0.26
Rank#278  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score3.91
Rank#83  Overall
#14  Document stores
#13  Key-value stores
#46  Relational DBMS
Score168.31
Rank#6  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score1.93
Rank#121  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Websiteejdb.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­nosql.htmlredis.io
redislabs.com
www.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mddocs.oracle.com/­en/­database/­other-databases/­nosql-database/­index.htmldocs.redislabs.com/­latest/­index.html
redis.io/­documentation
docs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperSoftmotionsOracleRedis project core team, inspired by Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release2012201120091998
Current release21.1, April 20216.2.4, June 202111 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoProprietary for Enterprise Edition (Oracle Database EE license has Oracle NoSQL database EE covered: details)Open Source infosource-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Redis Enterprisecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCJavaC
Server operating systemsserver-lessLinux
Solaris SPARC/x86
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeSupport Fixed schema and Schema-less deployment with the ability to interoperate between them.schema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idoptionalpartial 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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infowith RediSearch moduleyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared libraryRESTful HTTP APIproprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C
C#
Go
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
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoLua; Redis Functions coming in Redis 7 (slides and Github)PL/SQL
Triggersnonopublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionality; RedisGearsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoAutomatic hash-based sharding with support for hash-tags for manual shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneElectable source-replica replication per shard. Support distributed global deployment with Multi-region table featureMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integrationthrough RedisGearsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Eventual Consistency
Causal consistency can be enabled in Active-Active databases
Strong consistency with Redis Raft
Strong eventual consistency with Active-Active
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)Atomic execution of command blocks and scripts and optimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infooff heap cacheyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesAccess 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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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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