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System Properties Comparison eXtremeDB vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Redis vs. SAP HANA

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NameeXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesIn-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.In-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud service
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Event Store
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.41
Rank#231  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score0.32
Rank#246  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score150.05
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score51.34
Rank#20  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.mcobject.com/­extremedbfamilywww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storeredis.iowww.sap.com/­products/­hana.html
Technical documentationwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­eXtremeDB.htmwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmlredis.io/­documentationhelp.sap.com/­hana
DeveloperMcObjectIBMSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsSAP
Initial release2001201720092010
Current release8.1, November 20192.06.0.5, June 20202.0 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoalso available as a cloud based service
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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eXtremeDB on AWS: High performance DBMS for HPC and Capital Market computing
Implementation languageC and C++C and C++C
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Appliance or cloud-service
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
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.no infosupport of XML interfaces availablenonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infowith RediSearch moduleyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimenoyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesLuaSQLScript, R
Triggersyes infoby defining eventsnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning / shardingShardingShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive Replication Fabric™ for IoT
Master-master replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Master-slave replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
Active-active shard replicationMaster-slave replication infoChained replication is supported
Multi-master replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableNo - written data is immutableyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyes 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.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 versionyes
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Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 28 million devices/applications using the product...
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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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