DB-EngineseXtremeDB reduces memory consumptionEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Redis

System Properties Comparison Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Redis

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Our visitors often compare Oracle Berkeley DB and Redis with SQLite, MongoDB and LevelDB.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used in-process key-value storeIn-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 modelKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Key-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistence
Secondary database modelsDocument 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
Score3.75
Rank#89  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
#2  Native XML DBMS
Score153.28
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Websitewww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlredis.io
Technical documentationdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlredis.io/­documentation
DeveloperOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Labs
Initial release19942009
Current release18.1 (Core), June 20186.0.8, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infocommercial license availableOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
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, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)C
Server operating systemsAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenopartial 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.yes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionno
Secondary indexesyesyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableno
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languages.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
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 proceduresnoLua
Triggersyes infoonly for the SQL APIno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
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
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
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 datayes 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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoSimple 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 partiesCData: 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
Oracle Berkeley DBRedis
DB-Engines blog posts

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

The best IoT databases for the edge – an overview and guide
15 October 2020, AZ Big Media

Fedora Looking To Transition The RPM Database From Berkeley DB To SQLite
16 March 2020, Phoronix

Getting Started with Oracle Berkeley DB
30 August 2009, DZone News

Oracle switches Berkeley DB license
5 July 2013, InfoWorld

Man-DB Brings Documentation to IBM i
12 August 2020, IT Jungle

provided by Google News

Redis Labs to set up development centre in India
21 October 2020, Techradar

(2020-2026) Key Value Database Market Share, Growth, Demand, Trends, Region Wise Analysis of Top Players and Forecasts
24 October 2020, PRnews Leader

Cloud Database and Dbaas Market Outlook & Forecast by Applications, Regions and Trends 2026 | Google, Microsoft, AWS, IBM, Oracle, Alibaba Cloud, SAP, MongoDB, EnterpriseDB, Redis Labs, Tencent, Rackspace, Teradata
22 October 2020, PRnews Leader

ScaleGrid Launches Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Support for Managed Database Hosting
14 October 2020, PRNewswire

Microsoft Edge Browser on Linux: Surprisingly good
22 October 2020, ZDNet

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Web Application Developer-PERL
Books-A-Million, Birmingham, AL

Java Full Stack Developer (Networking domain)
Lenora Systems Inc, Boxborough, MA

MySQL Database Administrator
Updox, Remote

Database Engineer
Harvest NYC, Remote

MySQL Database Administrator
Grant Street Group, Remote

Database Administrator (DBA) MySQL
VirtualHealth, New York State

Full Stack Engineer (Frontend)
Costco Wholesale, Seattle, WA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

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!

Neo4j logo

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

Datastax Astra logo

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

Vertica logo

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

Present your product here