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NamePercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.In-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 modelRelational DBMSKey-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
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Score2.45
Rank#98  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score146.13
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Websitewww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-serverredis.io
Technical documentationwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATESTredis.io/­documentation
DeveloperPerconaSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Labs
Initial release20082009
Current release8.0.15-6, May 20195.0.5, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C
Server operating systemsLinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Data schemeyesschema-free
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 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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
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 proceduresyesLua
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
XtraDB Cluster
Master-slave replication infoChained replication is supported
Multi-master replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyStrong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
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 datayesyes 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 controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial version
More information provided by the system vendor
Percona Server for MySQLRedis
Specific characteristics100% drop in replacement for MySQL Provides enterprise-grade features in an open...
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Redis, benchmarked as the world's fastest database, reduces application complexity,...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source product means improved ROI and no vendor lock-in MyRocks reduces write-amplification...
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Redis is an in-memory database platform offering native support of wide range of...
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Typical application scenariosTransaction-based web site E-commerce applications Structured and predictable data...
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Redis powers personalization, real-time fraud detection, IoT, e-commerce, real-time...
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Key customersFacebook Bloomberg EA Sports Advertise.com Rent the Runway Pepper.com Pivotal Big...
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Verizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Market metricsOver 4,500,000 downloads 1000+ customers. Awarded Bronze Stevie® Award winner ​
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source and 100% free of fees and license agreements
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The licensing model is subscription based. Redis Enterprise Cloud is priced according...
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