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System Properties Comparison EventStoreDB vs. Redis

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NameEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIndustrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.In-memory data structure store, used as database, cache and message broker infoRedis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.
Primary database modelEvent StoreKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistence
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.80
Rank#193  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Score162.17
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Websitewww.eventstore.comredis.io
Technical documentationdevelopers.eventstore.comredis.io/­documentation
DeveloperEvent Store LimitedSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Labs
Initial release20122009
Current release21.2, February 20216.2.1 , March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Event Store Cloud allows you to deploy a managed EventStoreDB cluster in AWS, GCP and Azure (coming soon).
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datepartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexes
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.no
Secondary indexesyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLno
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languagesC
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLua
Triggersno infopublish/subscribe channels provide limited trigger functionality
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scripts
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logs
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial version
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Specific characteristicsGuaranteed writes Great performance that scales Immutable data store High availability...
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Redis, benchmarked as the world's fastest database, reduces application complexity,...
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Competitive advantagesEventStoreDB's core database server is used in production systems worldwide. The...
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Redis is an in-memory database platform offering native support of wide range of...
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Typical application scenariosEvent-sourced systems Event-driven architecture
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Redis powers personalization, real-time fraud detection, IoT, e-commerce, real-time...
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Key customersEventStoreDB is used by companies across a whole range of industries. Here are just...
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Verizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAvailable as open-source software and licensed under the 3-clause BSD license ( https://github.com/EventStore/EventStore/blob/master/LICENSE.md...
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The licensing model is subscription based. Redis Enterprise Cloud is priced according...
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