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DBMS > IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Redis vs. Spark SQL vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Redis vs. Spark SQL vs. SWC-DB

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NameIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCloud-based data warehousing servicePopular 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.Spark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceRelational DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith RedisJSON
Graph DBMS infowith RedisGraph
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infowith RediSearch
Time Series DBMS infowith RedisTimeSeries
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.86
Rank#129  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score179.02
Rank#6  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score22.86
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#350  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehouseredis.com
redis.io
spark.apache.org/­sqlgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.redis.com/­latest/­index.html
redis.io/­documentation
spark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTubeDiscord
DeveloperIBMRedis project core team, inspired by Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Inc.Apache Software FoundationAlex Kashirin
Initial release2014200920142020
Current release7.0.0, April 20223.2.0, October 20210.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infosource-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Redis EnterpriseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageCScalaC++
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
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 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 infoImport/export of XML data possiblenonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infowith RediSearch moduleno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
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
Java
Python
R
Scala
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPL/SQL, SQL PLLua; Redis Functions coming in Redis 7 (slides and Github)nono
Triggersyespublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionality; RedisGearsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoAutomatic hash-based sharding with support for hash-tags for manual shardingyes, utilizing Spark CoreSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnothrough RedisGearsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Causal consistency can be enabled in Active-Active databases
Strong consistency with Redis Raft
Strong eventual consistency with Active-Active
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic execution of command blocks and scripts and optimistic lockingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryesyes
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.yesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine 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
no
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IBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDBRedisSpark SQLSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database
Specific characteristicsThe Redis real-time data platform builds upon the unmatched simplicity and speed...
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Competitive advantagesRedis Enterprise is a robust in-memory database platform built by the people who...
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Typical application scenariosRedis Enterprise is used by large enterprise, startup, and government organizations...
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Key customersVerizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRedis Enterprise Cloud lets users scale up and down instantly, and pay only for the...
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