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System Properties Comparison mSQL vs. OrigoDB vs. Redis vs. SingleStore vs. Sphinx

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NamemSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSA fully ACID in-memory object graph databaseIn-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.MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Key-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceRelational DBMSSearch 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
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.76
Rank#122  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#49  Document stores
#21  Object oriented DBMS
Score162.17
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score4.52
Rank#72  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Score7.58
Rank#53  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitehughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlorigodb.comredis.iowww.singlestore.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationorigodb.com/­docsredis.io/­documentationdocs.singlestore.comsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperHughes TechnologiesRobert Friberg et alSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsSingleStore Inc.Sphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release19942009 infounder the name LiveDB200920132001
Current release4.3, October 20206.2.1 , March 20217.3, December 20203.3.1 , July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen SourceOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availablecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCC#CC++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Linux info64 bit version requiredFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesUser defined using .NET types and collectionspartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesyesno
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.nono infocan be achieved using .NETnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infowith RediSearch moduleyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersnonoyes, but no triggers and foreign keysSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
.NetC
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
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesLuayesno
Triggersnoyes infoDomain Eventsno infopublish/subscribe channels provide limited trigger functionalitynono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronizedShardingShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationMulti-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 systemnoneEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Immediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynodepending on modelnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datanoyesyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoWrite ahead logyes 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.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole based authorizationSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial versionfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
mSQL infoMini SQLOrigoDBRedisSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSphinx
Specific characteristicsRedis, benchmarked as the world's fastest database, reduces application complexity,...
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Competitive advantagesRedis is an in-memory database platform offering native support of wide range of...
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Typical application scenariosRedis powers personalization, real-time fraud detection, IoT, e-commerce, real-time...
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Key customersVerizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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