DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. Google Cloud Spanner vs. Redis

System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. Google Cloud Spanner vs. Redis

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameGigaSpaces InsightEdge  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsA horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.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 modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Relational DBMSKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistence
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Document 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
Trend Chart
Score0.52
Rank#232  Overall
#36  Document stores
#13  Object oriented DBMS
Score2.57
Rank#103  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Score155.89
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comcloud.google.com/­spannerredis.io
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docsredis.io/­documentation
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesGoogleSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Labs
Initial release200020172009
Current release15.5, September 20206.2.1 , March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
  • ScaleGrid for Redis: Fully managed hosting for Redis on AWS, Azure and DigitalOcean with high availability and SSH access on the #1 multi-cloud DBaaS.
  • Redis Enterprise Cloud: Instantly scale and pay only for the resources you need - on any cloud - AWS, Azure or Google Cloud.
Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
hostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyespartial 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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatanono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011no
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoLua
Triggersyes, event driven architecturenono infopublish/subscribe channels provide limited trigger functionality
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Multi-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.Multi-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoStrict serializable isolationOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scripts
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Simple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial version
More information provided by the system vendor
GigaSpaces InsightEdgeGoogle Cloud SpannerRedis
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
» more
Redis, benchmarked as the world's fastest database, reduces application complexity,...
» more
Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
» more
Redis is an in-memory database platform offering native support of wide range of...
» more
Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
» more
Redis powers personalization, real-time fraud detection, IoT, e-commerce, real-time...
» more
Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
» more
Verizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
» more
Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
» more
The licensing model is subscription based. Redis Enterprise Cloud is priced according...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesRedis Enterprise Cloud: Try with 400$ usage credit.
» more

CData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

Redisson PRO: The ultra-fast Redis Java Client.
» more

Datadog: Monitor all Redis metrics: hit rates, clients, commands per second, and more.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
GigaSpaces InsightEdgeGoogle Cloud SpannerRedis
DB-Engines blog posts

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2018
2 January 2019, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
2 March 2016, Paul Andlinger

MongoDB is the DBMS of the year, defending the title from last year
7 January 2015, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

GigaSpaces Wins 2021 Data Breakthrough Award for Best In-Memory Solution
24 March 2021, PRNewswire

Standout Data Technology Innovators Honored in 2nd Data Breakthrough Awards Program
24 March 2021, PR Web

GigaSpaces InsightEdge Smart ODS Recognized as the Best Big Data Solution by the 2020 Tech Ascension Awards
16 December 2020, DevOps.com

CLSA deploys GigaSpaces InsightEdge across worldwide data centres - HedgeWeek
9 December 2020, HedgeWeek

GigaSpaces Optimizes the Balance between Performance and Cost with InsightEdge Portfolio v15.8
10 February 2021, PRNewswire

provided by Google News

Google upgrades Cloud Spanner's encryption capabilities
22 April 2021, SiliconANGLE News

Google Bolsters Cloud Spanner with Point-in-Time Recovery
6 April 2021, InfoQ.com

Google launches new Cloud region in Warsaw
14 April 2021, Information Age

Google launches a new Cloud region in Warsaw
15 April 2021, VanillaPlus

Google could match Amazon and Microsoft with virtual desktop tool but keeps it for employees only
12 April 2021, CNBC

provided by Google News

Redis Labs unveils Redis Database 7.0
20 April 2021, ZDNet

Redis database gets strong consistency, AI inferencing and global speed – Blocks and Files
21 April 2021, Blocks and Files

Redis Labs previews future database and caching features
22 April 2021, TechTarget

Redis Labs Launches Redis Database 7.0
22 April 2021, EnterpriseTalk

Database Developer Redis Labs Snags $110M In Late-Stage Funding Round
7 April 2021, CRN

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Back-End Java Developer
Periscope technologies inc, Pleasanton, CA

Google Cloud (GCP) Developer
Capgemini, New York, NY

Google Cloud Platform Administration
Apexx Strategies Ltd., Reston, VA

Hiring:: GCM Cloud Architect in Marwah, New Jersey
Conquest Tech Solutions, Inc, Remote

Software Engineer III, Google Play Points Partnership
Google, Atlanta, GA

Data Engineer - Remote, SF, or DEN
Quizlet, San Francisco, CA

Redis Engineer
TriOpz, Sunnyvale, CA

N1-ENT-09-21C Apprentice Engineer
Business Transformation Institute, Columbia, MD

Redis Database Administrator | Remote
iknowvate technologies, Bellevue, WA

Mid Level PostgreSQL Database Administrator
XTIVIA, Inc., Remote

Database Administrator
Salesforce, Atlanta, GA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here