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System Properties Comparison Memgraph vs. Redis vs. TerminusDB

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NameMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn open source graph database built for real-time streaming and compatible with Neo4jPopular 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.Scalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelGraph DBMSKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith RedisJSON
Graph DBMS infowith RedisGraph
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infowith RediSearch
Time Series DBMS infowith RedisTimeSeries
Vector DBMS
Document store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.93
Rank#95  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
Score156.77
Rank#6  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score0.18
Rank#320  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Websitememgraph.comredis.com
redis.io
terminusdb.com
Technical documentationmemgraph.com/­docsdocs.redis.com/­latest/­index.html
redis.io/­docs
terminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookGitHubDiscord
DeveloperMemgraph LtdRedis project core team, inspired by Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Inc.DataChemist Ltd.
Initial release201720092018
Current release7.2.5, May 202411.0.0, January 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSL 1.1; commercial license for enterprise edition availableOpen Source infosource-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Redis EnterpriseOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++CProlog, Rust
Server operating systemsLinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Linux
Data schemeschema-free and schema-optionalschema-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 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.nonono
Secondary indexesyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLnowith RediSQL moduleSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsBolt protocol
Cypher query language
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
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
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLua; Redis Functions coming in Redis 7 (slides and Github)yes
Triggerspublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionality; RedisGearsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infodynamic graph partitioningSharding infoAutomatic hash-based sharding with support for hash-tags for manual shardingGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
Journaling Streams
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infowith snapshot isolationAtomic execution of command blocks and scripts and optimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers, roles and permissionsAccess Control Lists (ACLs): redis.io/­docs/­management/­security/­acl
LDAP and Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) for Redis Enterprise
Mutual TLS authentication: redis.io/­docs/­management/­security/­encryption
Password-based authentication
Role-based access control
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MemgraphRedisTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist
Specific characteristicsMemgraph directly connects to your streaming infrastructure so you and your team...
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Competitive advantagesBusiness Source License ensures a future for the Memgraph community MAGE algorithm...
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Typical application scenariosGraph algorithms in bioinformatics Social network analysis Cryptocurrency network...
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