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System Properties Comparison LeanXcale vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. Redis

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NameLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilitiesSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentIn-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.
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Search engineKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistence
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.28
Rank#268  Overall
#40  Key-value stores
#122  Relational DBMS
Score6.05
Rank#60  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score162.17
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Websitewww.leanxcale.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchredis.io
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchredis.io/­documentation
DeveloperLeanXcaleMicrosoftSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Labs
Initial release201520152009
Current releaseV16.2.1 , March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Data schemeyesyesschema-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 indexes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infothrough Apache Derbynono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
RESTful HTTP APIproprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Scala
.Net
C#
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 proceduresnoLua
Triggersnono infopublish/subscribe channels provide limited trigger functionality
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scripts
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logs
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing Azure authenticationSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial version
More information provided by the system vendor
LeanXcaleMicrosoft Azure SearchRedis
Specific characteristicsFull ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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Redis, benchmarked as the world's fastest database, reduces application complexity,...
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Competitive advantagesLinear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Redis is an in-memory database platform offering native support of wide range of...
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Typical application scenariosHybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Redis powers personalization, real-time fraud detection, IoT, e-commerce, real-time...
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Key customersbanking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Verizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Market metrics15 beta testers
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Licensing and pricing modelsannual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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The licensing model is subscription based. Redis Enterprise Cloud is priced according...
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