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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Redis vs. Tkrzw

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NameMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonTkrzw infoSuccessor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerPopular 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.A concept of libraries, allowing an application program to store and query key-value pairs in a file. Successor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet
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
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Document 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
Trend Chart
Score83.25
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score173.54
Rank#6  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#360  Overall
#58  Key-value stores
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databaseredis.com
redis.io
dbmx.net/­tkrzw
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqldocs.redis.com/­latest/­index.html
redis.io/­documentation
DeveloperMicrosoftRedis project core team, inspired by Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsMikio Hirabayashi
Initial release201020092020
Current releaseV126.2.6, October 20210.9.3, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infosource-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Redis EnterpriseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++CC++
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
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++
Java
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLLua; Redis Functions coming in Redis 7 (slides and Github)no
Triggersyespublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionality; RedisGearsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoAutomatic hash-based sharding with support for hash-tags for manual shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with always 3 replicas availableMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
none
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
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic execution of command blocks and scripts and optimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infousing specific database classes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess 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
no
More information provided by the system vendor
Microsoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureRedisTkrzw infoSuccessor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet
Specific characteristicsThe Redis real-time data platform builds upon the unmatched simplicity and speed...
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Competitive advantagesRedis Enterprise is a robust in-memory database platform built by the people who...
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Typical application scenariosRedis Enterprise is used by large enterprise, startup, and government organizations...
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Key customersVerizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Market metricsMost launched Docker container per day according to Docker Hub (7.2M launches per...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRedis Enterprise Cloud lets users scale up and down instantly, and pay only for the...
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