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System Properties Comparison OpenQM vs. Realm vs. Redis vs. Sequoiadb vs. Sphinx

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NameOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMSA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataIn-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.NewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQLOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument storeKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceDocument store
Relational DBMS
Search engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.41
Rank#246  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score9.13
Rank#48  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score155.89
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score0.38
Rank#254  Overall
#37  Document stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Score7.04
Rank#56  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitewww.openqm.comrealm.ioredis.iowww.sequoiadb.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentationrealm.io/­docsredis.io/­documentationwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=indexsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperMartin PhillipsRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsSequoiadb Ltd.Sphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release19932014200920132001
Current release3.4-126.2.1 , March 20213.3.1 , July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availableOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCC++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infowith some exceptionsyesschema-freeschema-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 infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regexno
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infowith RediSearch moduleyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocolproprietary protocol using JSONProprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
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
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryLuaJavaScriptno
Triggersyesyes infoChange Listenersno infopublish/subscribe channels provide limited trigger functionalitynono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesnoneShardingShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
Source-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsDocument is locked during a transactionno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoIn-Memory realmyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelyesSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial versionsimple password-based access controlno
More information provided by the system vendor
OpenQM infoalso called QMRealmRedisSequoiadbSphinx
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Redis, benchmarked as the world's fastest database, reduces application complexity,...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Redis is an in-memory database platform offering native support of wide range of...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Redis powers personalization, real-time fraud detection, IoT, e-commerce, real-time...
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Verizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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The licensing model is subscription based. Redis Enterprise Cloud is priced according...
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