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System Properties Comparison Memgraph vs. Realm vs. Redis

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NameMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scaleA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataPopular 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.
Primary database modelGraph DBMSDocument storeKey-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 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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Score0.37
Rank#257  Overall
#20  Graph DBMS
Score9.80
Rank#48  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score173.54
Rank#6  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Websitememgraph.comrealm.ioredis.com
redis.io
Technical documentationdocs.memgraph.comrealm.io/­docsdocs.redis.com/­latest/­index.html
redis.io/­documentation
DeveloperMemgraph LtdRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019Redis project core team, inspired by Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Labs
Initial release201720142009
Current release6.2.6, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoFree license availableOpen SourceOpen Source infosource-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Redis Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C
Server operating systemsLinuxAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Data schemeschema-free and schema-optionalyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyespartial 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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsBolt protocol
Cypher query language
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
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 proceduresno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryLua; Redis Functions coming in Redis 7 (slides and Github)
Triggersyes infoChange Listenerspublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionality; RedisGears
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infodynamic graph partitioningnoneSharding infoAutomatic hash-based sharding with support for hash-tags for manual sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTnoneMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonothrough RedisGears
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Causal consistency can be enabled in Active-Active databases
Strong consistency with Redis Raft
Strong eventual consistency with Active-Active
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infowith snapshot isolationACIDAtomic execution of command blocks and scripts and optimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyesyes 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.yesyes infoIn-Memory realmyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers, roles and permissionsyesAccess 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
More information provided by the system vendor
MemgraphRealmRedis
Specific characteristicsMemgraph directly connects to your streaming infrastructure so you and your team...
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Now a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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The Redis real-time data platform builds upon the unmatched simplicity and speed...
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Competitive advantagesBusiness Source License ensures a future for the Memgraph community MAGE algorithm...
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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Redis Enterprise is a robust in-memory database platform built by the people who...
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Typical application scenariosGraph algorithms in bioinformatics Social network analysis Cryptocurrency network...
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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Redis Enterprise is used by large enterprise, startup, and government organizations...
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Verizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Most launched Docker container per day according to Docker Hub (7.2M launches per...
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Licensing and pricing modelsYou can check out our pricing model and licenses on the company website .
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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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Redis Enterprise Cloud lets users scale up and down instantly, and pay only for the...
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