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System Properties Comparison MonetDB vs. Redis

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NameMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA relational database management system that stores data in columnsIn-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 modelRelational DBMSKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistence
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.88
Rank#111  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score142.91
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Websitewww.monetdb.orgredis.io
Technical documentationwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationredis.io/­documentation
DeveloperMonetDB BVSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Labs
Initial release20042009
Current releaseApr2019, April 20195.0.5, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Data schemeyesschema-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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsnative C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in SQL, C, RLua
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding via remote tablesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoMaster-slave replication available in experimental statusMaster-slave replication infoChained replication is supported
Multi-master replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemStrong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scripts
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes 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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial version
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MonetDBRedis
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Redis, benchmarked as the world's fastest database, reduces application complexity,...
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Redis is an in-memory database platform offering native support of wide range of...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Redis powers personalization, real-time fraud detection, IoT, e-commerce, real-time...
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Verizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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The licensing model is subscription based. Redis Enterprise Cloud is priced according...
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News

Limit memory usage of MonetDB on Linux with CGROUPS
9 May 2019

SQL:2003 merge statements now supported in MonetDB
8 March 2019

Extended SQL:2011 Window Functions in MonetDB
26 February 2019

Updatable MERGE TABLEs with partition predicates
26 February 2019

Remote Tables and Authorization
10 August 2018

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