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System Properties Comparison GridDB vs. Redis vs. Weaviate
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|Name||GridDB Xexclude from comparison||Redis Xexclude from comparison||Weaviate Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Scalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big Data||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.||An AI-native realtime vector database engine that integrates scalable machine learning models.|
|Primary database model||Time Series DBMS||Key-value store Multiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistence||Vector DBMS|
|Secondary database models||Key-value store|
|Document store with RedisJSON|
Graph DBMS with RedisGraph
Search engine with RediSearch
Time Series DBMS with RedisTimeSeries
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|Developer||Toshiba Corporation||Redis project core team, inspired by Salvatore Sanfilippo Development sponsored by Redis Inc.||Weaviate B.V.|
|Current release||5.1, August 2022||7.2.1, September 2023||1.19, May 2023|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source AGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also available||Open Source source-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Redis Enterprise||Open Source commercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||no|
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|Server operating systems||Linux||BSD|
Windows ported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
|Data scheme||yes||schema-free||yes, maps to GraphQL interface|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes numerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestamp||partial Supported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexes||yes string, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references|
|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||no|
|Secondary indexes||yes||yes with RediSearch module||yes all data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed|
|SQL Support of SQL||SQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)||no||GraphQL is used as query language|
|APIs and other access methods||JDBC|
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
|proprietary protocol RESP - REdis Serialization Protocol||GraphQL query language|
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
|Supported programming languages||C|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||no||Lua; Redis Functions coming in Redis 7 (slides and Github)||no|
|Triggers||yes||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||Sharding|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Source-replica replication||Multi-source replication with Redis Enterprise Pack|
Source-replica replication Chained replication is supported
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||Connector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobs||through RedisGears||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containers||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||no||no||no|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID at container level||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.||yes||yes||yes|
|User concepts Access control||Access rights for users can be defined per database||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
OpenID Connect Discovery
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|Specific characteristics||GridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...|
|The Redis real-time data platform builds upon the unmatched simplicity and speed...|
|Weaviate is an open source vector database that is robust, scalable, cloud-native,...|
|Competitive advantages||1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...|
|Redis Enterprise is a robust in-memory database platform built by the people who...|
|Flexible deployment - Free, open source or fully-managed cloud vector database service...|
|Typical application scenarios||Factory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.|
|Redis Enterprise is used by large enterprise, startup, and government organizations...|
|As a database supporting the development of generative AI and semantic search applications...|
|Key customers||Denso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...|
|Verizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...|
|All companies that have data. |
|Market metrics||GitHub trending repository|
|Most launched Docker container per day according to Docker Hub (7.2M launches per...|
|As of mid 2023: Over 2 million open source downloads 3500+ Weaviate Slack community...|
|Licensing and pricing models||Open Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)|
|Redis Enterprise Cloud lets users scale up and down instantly, and pay only for the...|
|Weaviate is open-source, and free to use. Weaviate is also available as a fully managed...|
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