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System Properties Comparison Interbase vs. Redis vs. Riak KV vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandIn-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.Distributed, fault tolerant key-value storeRDBMS 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 persistenceKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.53
Rank#52  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score145.24
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score5.67
Rank#57  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score5.43
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbaseredis.iobasho.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbaseredis.io/­documentationhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperEmbarcaderoSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsBasho TechnologiesSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release1984200920091992
Current releaseInterBase 2017, March 20175.0.6, September 20192.1.0, April 201517, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCCErlang
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Linux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
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 indexesnoyes
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 infoexport as XML data possiblenonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infowith RediSearch modulerestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
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
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageLuaJavaScript and Erlangyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInterbase Change ViewsMaster-slave replication infoChained replication is supported
Multi-master replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
selectable replication factorMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infolinks between data sets can be storedyes
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 datayes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes 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.yesyesyes
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
More information provided by the system vendor
InterbaseRedisRiak KVSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsRedis, benchmarked as the world's fastest database, reduces application complexity,...
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Competitive advantagesRedis is an in-memory database platform offering native support of wide range of...
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Typical application scenariosRedis powers personalization, real-time fraud detection, IoT, e-commerce, real-time...
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Key customersVerizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe licensing model is subscription based. Redis Enterprise Cloud is priced according...
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