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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Datastore vs. Redis vs. STSdb
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|Name||Google Cloud Datastore Xexclude from comparison||Redis Xexclude from comparison||STSdb Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Automatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud Platform||Popular in-memory data platform used as a cache, message broker, and database that can be deployed on-premises, across clouds, and hybrid environments Redis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.||Key-Value Store with special method for indexing optimized for high performance using a special indexing method|
|Primary database model||Document store||Key-value store Multiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistence||Key-value store|
|Secondary database models||Document store with RedisJSON|
Graph DBMS with RedisGraph
Search engine with RediSearch
Time Series DBMS with RedisTimeSeries
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|Developer||Redis project core team, inspired by Salvatore Sanfilippo Development sponsored by Redis Inc.||STS Soft SC|
|Current release||7.2.0, August 2023||4.0.8, September 2015|
|License Commercial or Open Source||commercial||Open Source source-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Redis Enterprise||Open Source GPLv2, commercial license available|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||yes||no||no|
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|Server operating systems||hosted||BSD|
Windows ported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes, details here||partial Supported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexes||yes primitive types and user defined types (classes)|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no||no|
|Secondary indexes||yes||yes with RediSearch module||no|
|SQL Support of SQL||SQL-like query language (GQL)||no||no|
|APIs and other access methods||gRPC (using protocol buffers) API|
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
|proprietary protocol RESP - REdis Serialization Protocol||.NET Client API|
|Supported programming languages||.Net|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||using Google App Engine||Lua; Redis Functions coming in Redis 7 (slides and Github)||no|
|Triggers||Callbacks using the Google Apps Engine||publish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionality; RedisGears||no|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding||Sharding Automatic hash-based sharding with support for hash-tags for manual sharding||none|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Multi-source replication using Paxos||Multi-source replication with Redis Enterprise Pack|
Source-replica replication Chained replication is supported
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||yes using Google Cloud Dataflow||through RedisGears||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on type of query and configuration Strong Consistency is default for entity lookups and queries within an Entity Group (but can instead be made eventually consistent). Other queries are always eventual consistent.||Eventual Consistency|
Causal consistency can be enabled in Active-Active databases
Strong consistency with Redis Raft
Strong eventual consistency with Active-Active
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes via ReferenceProperties or Ancestor paths||no||no|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID Serializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of Transactions||Atomic execution of command blocks and scripts and optimistic locking||no|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes Data access is serialized by the server||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes Configurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logs||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||no||yes|
|User concepts Access control||Access rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)||Access Control Lists (ACLs): redis.io/docs/management/security/acl|
LDAP and Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) for Redis Enterprise
Mutual TLS authentication: redis.io/docs/management/security/encryption
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|Google Cloud Datastore||Redis||STSdb|
|Specific characteristics||The Redis real-time data platform builds upon the unmatched simplicity and speed...|
|Competitive advantages||Redis Enterprise is a robust in-memory database platform built by the people who...|
|Typical application scenarios||Redis Enterprise is used by large enterprise, startup, and government organizations...|
|Key customers||Verizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...|
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|Licensing and pricing models||Redis Enterprise Cloud lets users scale up and down instantly, and pay only for the...|
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