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System Properties Comparison Netezza vs. Redis vs. Snowflake vs. STSdb

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NameNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionData warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystemsPopular 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.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceRelational DBMSKey-value store
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
Trend Chart
Score18.98
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score168.31
Rank#6  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score40.04
Rank#25  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#297  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­netezzaredis.io
redislabs.com
www.snowflake.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.redislabs.com/­latest/­index.html
redis.io/­documentation
docs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperIBMRedis project core team, inspired by Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsSnowflake Computing Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release2000200920142011
Current release6.2.4, June 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infosource-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Redis EnterprisecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageCC#
Server operating systemsLinux infoincluded in applianceBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
hostedWindows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
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 indexesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infowith RediSearch moduleno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolCLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
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 (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesLua; Redis Functions coming in Redis 7 (slides and Github)user defined functionsno
Triggersnopublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionality; RedisGearsno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoAutomatic hash-based sharding with support for hash-tags for manual shardingyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
yesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesthrough RedisGearsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual 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 integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic execution of command blocks and scripts and optimistic lockingACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptAccess 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
Users with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno
More information provided by the system vendor
Netezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBMRedisSnowflakeSTSdb
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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