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System Properties Comparison Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Redis vs. ScyllaDB vs. STSdb

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NameOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  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.Cassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
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 persistenceKey-value store
Wide column store
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
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Score3.70
Rank#87  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#2  Native XML DBMS
Score155.01
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score2.35
Rank#114  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Score0.14
Rank#290  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
Websitewww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlredis.iowww.scylladb.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlredis.io/­documentationdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsScyllaDBSTS Soft SC
Initial release1994200920152011
Current release18.1 (Core), June 20186.0.10 , January 2021Scylla Open Source 4.3, January 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infocommercial license availableOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availableOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)CC++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.
LinuxWindows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
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 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.yes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionnono
Secondary indexesyesyes infowith RediSearch moduleyes infocluster global secondary indicesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availablenoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)no
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolProprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
.NET Client API
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
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoLuayes, Luano
Triggersyes infoonly for the SQL APInonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnone
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
selectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possiblenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Eventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes 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.yesyesyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlnoSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial versionAccess rights for users can be defined per objectno
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Oracle Berkeley DBRedisScyllaDBSTSdb
Specific characteristicsRedis, benchmarked as the world's fastest database, reduces application complexity,...
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Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesRedis is an in-memory database platform offering native support of wide range of...
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Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosRedis powers personalization, real-time fraud detection, IoT, e-commerce, real-time...
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AdTech ( AdGear , Dstillery , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS , SteelHouse , Xandr) Customer...
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Key customersVerizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Comcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe licensing model is subscription based. Redis Enterprise Cloud is priced according...
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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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