DB-EngineseXtremeDB: 5 9's high availability databaseEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > MySQL vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. Redis

System Properties Comparison MySQL vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. Redis

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used open source RDBMSEnhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.In-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 DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational 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
Trend Chart
Score1261.57
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score2.64
Rank#106  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score152.87
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Websitewww.mysql.comwww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-serverredis.io
Technical documentationdev.mysql.com/­docwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATESTredis.io/­documentation
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunPerconaSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Labs
Initial release199520082009
Current release8.0.21, 20208.0.18-9, December 20196.0.6, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
  • Azure Database for MySQL: A fully managed, scalable MySQL relational database with high availability and security built in at no extra cost
  • ScaleGrid for MySQL: Fully managed MySQL hosting on AWS, Azure and DigitalOcean with high availability and SSH access on the #1 multi-cloud DBaaS.
ScaleGrid for Redis: Fully managed hosting for Redis on AWS, Azure and DigitalOcean with high availability and SSH access on the #1 multi-cloud DBaaS.
Implementation languageC and C++C and C++C
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Data schemeyesyesschema-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.yesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
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 infoproprietary syntaxyesLua
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
XtraDB Cluster
Multi-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACIDOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scripts
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial version

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesGeneral SQL Parser: Instantly adding parsing, decoding, analysis and rewrite SQL processing capability to your products.
» more

Navicat for MySQL is the ideal solution for MySQL/MariaDB administration and development.
» more

Datadog: Improve MySQL performance by visualizing and identifying errors fast using granular, out-of-the-box dashboards.
» more

CData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

Azure Database for MySQL provides fully managed, enterprise-ready community MySQL database as a service
» more
CData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

Datadog: Monitor all Redis metrics: hit rates, clients, commands per second, and more.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
MySQLPercona Server for MySQLRedis
DB-Engines blog posts

MySQL is the DBMS of the Year 2019
3 January 2020, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

MariaDB strengthens its position in the open source RDBMS market
5 April 2018, Matthias Gelbmann

The struggle for the hegemony in Oracle's database empire
2 May 2017, Paul Andlinger

show all

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2018
2 January 2019, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
2 March 2016, Paul Andlinger

MongoDB is the DBMS of the year, defending the title from last year
7 January 2015, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Best data management course deal: 95% off MySQL bootcamp (UK deal)
2 August 2020, Mashable

Relational Databases Software Market Set to Witness Huge Growth by 2026| Microsoft, MySQL, Oracle, SAP, PostgreSQL, Amazon RDS, IBM, MariaDB
4 August 2020, Market Research Posts

Sequel Ace MySQL Client for MacOS
8 July 2020, Laravel News

How Minted scaled their online marketplace on Cyber Monday 2019 by migrating to AWS cloud and Amazon Aurora
3 August 2020, idk.dev

Global Relational Databases Software Market Forecast to 2025 (Based COVID-19 Worldwide Spread) and Top Manufactures : Microsoft, MySQL, Oracle, SAP, PostgreSQL, Amazon RDS etc.
4 August 2020, MR Publicist

provided by Google News

How Minted scaled their online marketplace on Cyber Monday 2019 by migrating to AWS cloud and Amazon Aurora
3 August 2020, idk.dev

The AWS Serverless LAMP Stack: the Future of PHP or Vendor Lock-in?
31 July 2020, InfoQ.com

Percona Server for MySQL 8.0 Delivers Increased Reliability, Performance and Security
31 October 2018, GlobeNewswire

MongoDB Gets a New Distribution, as Percona Grasps the Nettle
19 May 2020, Computer Business Review

SmartStyle Turns to Percona Support to Provide Enhanced Customer Service
24 September 2019, GlobeNewswire

provided by Google News

Key Value Database Market (Impact of COVID-19) Top Growing Companies: Redis Labs,Aerospike,Couchbase,Amazon Web Services (AWS),ArangoDB,BoltDB,Microsoft,DataStax,Memcached,Oracle
4 August 2020, Bulletin Line

Key Value Database Market Challenges and Growth Factor By 2026| The Apache Software Foundation, Redis Labs, Aerospike
4 August 2020, Weekly Wall

Enterprise Database Market Next Big Thing | Major Giants MongoLab, EnterpriseDB, Redis Labs, Rackspace, Google
31 July 2020, Market Research Posts

New “Meow” Cyber Attack That Wipes Unsecured Databases Is a Malicious Throwback
4 August 2020, CPO Magazine

Almost 4000 databases wiped in 'Meow' attacks
27 July 2020, We Live Security

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Loss Prevention Specialist
Amazon.com Services LLC, Livonia, MI

Customer Support (Linux)
A2 HOSTING, Ann Arbor, MI

Web Programming
Company Folders, Pontiac, MI

Loss Prevention Site Lead
Amazon.com Services LLC, Bessemer, AL

PHP/MySQL/ERP Website Programmer
HIPR, Ann Arbor, MI

MySQL DBA (remote) -US West
Percona, Remote

MySQL DBA (remote)
Percona, San Jose, CA

MySQL QA / Release Manager
Percona, Remote

Linux Server Engineer- Data Automation & Reporting Team
Bank of America, Charlotte, NC

Database Administrator
LHC Group, Inc., Dallas, TX

Database Administrator - Contractor
WorkBoard, Redwood City, CA

Software Engineer: Database-as-a-Service
Digital Ocean Jobs, California

Machine Learning Engineer
Twitter, United States

Database Adminstrator
WellSky, Austin, TX

Database Reliability Engineer
Webstaurant Store, Inc., Lititz, PA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here