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System Properties Comparison eXtremeDB vs. GridDB vs. Redis

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NameeXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataIn-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 DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistence
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document 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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Score0.54
Rank#224  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score0.83
Rank#184  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score153.28
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Websitewww.mcobject.com/­extremedbfamilygriddb.netredis.io
Technical documentationwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­eXtremeDB.htmdocs.griddb.netredis.io/­documentation
DeveloperMcObjectToshiba CorporationSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Labs
Initial release200120132009
Current release8.1, November 20194.5, June 20206.0.8, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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eXtremeDB on AWS: High performance DBMS for HPC and Capital Market computingScaleGrid for Redis: Fully managed hosting for Redis on AWS, Azure and DigitalOcean with high availability and SSH access on the #1 multi-cloud DBaaS.
Implementation languageC and C++C++C
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
LinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestamppartial 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 infosupport of XML interfaces availablenono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)no
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocolproprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
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 proceduresyesnoLua
Triggersyes infoby defining eventsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning / shardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive Replication Fabricâ„¢ for IoT
Multi-source replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Source-replica replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
Source-replica replicationMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID at container levelOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scripts
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyesyes 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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial version
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eXtremeDBGridDBRedis
Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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GridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Factory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Denso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 28 million devices/applications using the product...
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GitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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Open Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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