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System Properties Comparison MarkLogic vs. Redis vs. Riak KV vs. SWC-DB

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NameMarkLogic  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOperational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL databaseIn-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 storeA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
Key-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 indexesWide column store
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
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.38
Rank#47  Overall
#8  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#4  Search engines
Score165.25
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score5.40
Rank#66  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#350  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitewww.marklogic.comredis.ioriak.com/­products/­riak-kvgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.marklogic.comredis.io/­documentation
DeveloperMarkLogic Corp.Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsBasho TechnologiesAlex Kashirin
Initial release2001200920092020
Current release9.0, 20176.2.3, May 20212.1.0, April 20150.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++CErlangC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Linux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeschema-free infoSchema can be enforcedschema-freeschema-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 indexesno
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infowith RediSearch modulerestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL92nonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJava API
Node.js Client API
ODBC
proprietary Optic API infoProprietary Query API, introduced with version 9
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
WebDAV
XDBC
XQuery
XSLT
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
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++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infovia XQuery or JavaScriptLuaJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersyesno infopublish/subscribe channels provide limited trigger functionalityyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infovia Hadoop Connector, HDFS Direct Access and in-database MapReduce jobsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infocan act as a resource manager in an XA/JTA transactionOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsno
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.yes, with Range Indexesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access control at the document and subdocument levelsSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial versionno
More information provided by the system vendor
MarkLogicRedisRiak KVSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database
Specific characteristicsThe MarkLogic Multi-Model Database provides the simplest way to integrate data from...
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Redis, benchmarked as the world's fastest database, reduces application complexity,...
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Competitive advantagesThe main benefit of MarkLogic is simplicity. By making things simpler, MarkLogic...
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Redis is an in-memory database platform offering native support of wide range of...
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Typical application scenariosMarkLogic’s main use case is the Operational Data Hub . A Data Hub is useful for...
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Redis powers personalization, real-time fraud detection, IoT, e-commerce, real-time...
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Key customersMarkLogic has proven results managing mission-critical data with over 1,000 global...
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Verizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Market metricsMarkLogic is well known within the Fortune 1000, with a strong presence in financial...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMarkLogic provides a variety of licenses and cloud services: MarkLogic Data Hub Service...
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The licensing model is subscription based. Redis Enterprise Cloud is priced according...
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