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DBMS > Graph Engine vs. Postgres-XL vs. Redis vs. TempoIQ

System Properties Comparison Graph Engine vs. Postgres-XL vs. Redis vs. TempoIQ

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NameGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB  Xexclude from comparison
TempoIQ seems to be decommissioned. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresPopular 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.Scalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMSKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document 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
Score0.85
Rank#190  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#31  Key-value stores
Score0.69
Rank#209  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score171.35
Rank#6  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Websitewww.graphengine.iowww.postgres-xl.orgredis.com
redis.io
tempoiq.com (offline)
Technical documentationwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationdocs.redis.com/­latest/­index.html
redis.io/­documentation
DeveloperMicrosoftRedis project core team, inspired by Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsTempoIQ
Initial release20102014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB20092012
Current release10 R1, October 20186.2.5, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infosource-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Redis Enterprisecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation language.NET and CCC
Server operating systems.NETLinux
macOS
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-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 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.noyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalitynono
Secondary indexesyesyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infodistributed, parallel query executionnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolHTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
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#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsLua; Redis Functions coming in Redis 7 (slides and Github)no
Triggersnoyespublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionality; RedisGearsyes infoRealtime Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioningSharding infoAutomatic hash-based sharding with support for hash-tags for manual sharding
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 methodsnothrough RedisGearsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Causal consistency can be enabled in Active-Active databases
Strong consistency with Redis Raft
Strong eventual consistency with Active-Active
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoMVCCAtomic execution of command blocks and scripts and optimistic lockingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess 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
simple authentication-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
Graph Engine infoformer name: TrinityPostgres-XLRedisTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB
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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