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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Spanner vs. OpenTSDB vs. Redis

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NameGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA 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.Scalable Time Series DBMS based on HBaseIn-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 modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-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
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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Score2.13
Rank#111  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score2.14
Rank#110  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score151.42
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Websitecloud.google.com/­spanneropentsdb.netredis.io
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docsopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmlredis.io/­documentation
DeveloperGooglecurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Labs
Initial release201720112009
Current release5.0.7, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoLGPLOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnumeric data for metrics, strings for tagspartial 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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011nono
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Telnet API
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Erlang
Go
Java
Python
R
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoLua
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on HBaseSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-Master replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.selectable replication factor infobased on HBaseMaster-slave replication infoChained replication is supported
Multi-master replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infobased on HBaseEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoStrict serializable isolationnoOptimistic 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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)noSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial version

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