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System Properties Comparison InterSystems IRIS vs. Redis vs. ScyllaDB

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NameInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityPopular 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.Cassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Key-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceKey-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith RedisJSON
Graph DBMS infowith RedisGraph
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infowith RediSearch
Time Series DBMS infowith RedisTimeSeries
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.25
Rank#119  Overall
#22  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#59  Relational DBMS
Score173.62
Rank#6  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score3.61
Rank#91  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisredis.com
redis.io
www.scylladb.com
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdocs.redis.com/­latest/­index.html
redis.io/­documentation
docs.scylladb.com
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTubeDiscord
DeveloperInterSystemsRedis project core team, inspired by Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Inc.ScyllaDB
Initial release201820092015
Current release2021.1, June 20217.0.0, April 2022Scylla Open Source 4.6, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infosource-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Redis EnterpriseOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Linux
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-freeschema-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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyes infowith RediSearch moduleyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolProprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
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
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesLua; Redis Functions coming in Redis 7 (slides and Github)yes, Lua
Triggersyespublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionality; RedisGearsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoAutomatic hash-based sharding with support for hash-tags for manual shardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
selectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
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
Eventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
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 infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes 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.yesyesyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess 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 can be defined per object
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InterSystems IRISRedisScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsThe Redis real-time data platform builds upon the unmatched simplicity and speed...
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Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesRedis Enterprise is a robust in-memory database platform built by the people who...
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Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosRedis Enterprise is used by large enterprise, startup, and government organizations...
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AdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersVerizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Comcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Market metricsMost launched Docker container per day according to Docker Hub (7.2M launches per...
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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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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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