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DBMS > Hawkular Metrics vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Redis vs. Tarantool vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison Hawkular Metrics vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Redis vs. Tarantool vs. TimescaleDB

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NameHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.Microsofts flagship relational DBMSPopular 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.In-memory database with an integrated application serverA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Document store infowith RedisJSON
Graph DBMS infowith RedisGraph
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infowith RediSearch
Time Series DBMS infowith RedisTimeSeries
Document store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.03
Rank#329  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score954.02
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score173.54
Rank#6  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score1.65
Rank#134  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score4.38
Rank#81  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.hawkular.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverredis.com
redis.io
www.tarantool.iowww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidedocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverdocs.redis.com/­latest/­index.html
redis.io/­documentation
www.tarantool.io/­en/­docdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperCommunity supported by Red HatMicrosoftRedis project core team, inspired by Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsMail.ru GroupTimescale
Initial release20141989200920082017
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 20196.2.6, October 20212.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infosource-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Redis EnterpriseOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++CC and C++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
BSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
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 indexesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, booleannumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.noyesnonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infowith RediSearch moduleyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoFull-featured ANSI SQL supportyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolOpen binary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
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
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) JavaLua; Redis Functions coming in Redis 7 (slides and Github)Lua, C and SQL stored proceduresuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyes infovia Hawkular Alertingyespublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionality; RedisGearsyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on Cassandratables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding infoAutomatic hash-based sharding with support for hash-tags for manual shardingHash sharding based on virtual bucketsyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonothrough RedisGearsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Causal consistency can be enabled in Active-Active databases
Strong consistency with Redis Raft
Strong eventual consistency with Active-Active
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes, with SQLyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDAtomic execution of command blocks and scripts and optimistic lockingACID, read commitedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes, cooperative multitaskingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistenceno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine 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
Access rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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