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DBMS > HyperSQL vs. Redis vs. RRDtool vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison HyperSQL vs. Redis vs. RRDtool vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBIn-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.Industry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
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Score5.49
Rank#69  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score151.86
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score3.05
Rank#97  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score6.79
Rank#54  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Websitehsqldb.orgredis.iooss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmlredis.io/­documentationoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­dochelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsTobias OetikerSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release2001200919991992
Current release2.5.2, June 20206.0.8, September 20201.7.2, May 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infobased on BSD licenseOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSScommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaCC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
HP-UX
Linux
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyespartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesNumeric data onlyyes
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 infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infowith RediSearch modulenoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocolin-process shared library
Pipes
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
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 infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava, SQLLuanoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
noneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
noneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes infoby using the rrdcached daemonyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial versionnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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