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System Properties Comparison PouchDB vs. Redis vs. XTDB

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NamePouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonXTDB infoformerly named Crux  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBPopular in-memory data platform used as a cache, message broker, and database that can be deployed on-premises, across clouds, and hybrid environments infoRedis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.A general purpose database with bitemporal SQL and Datalog and graph queries
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith RedisJSON
Graph DBMS infowith RedisGraph
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infowith RediSearch
Time Series DBMS infowith RedisTimeSeries
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.98
Rank#99  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score177.98
Rank#6  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#49  Document stores
Websitepouchdb.comredis.com
redis.io
github.com/­xtdb/­xtdb
xtdb.com
Technical documentationpouchdb.com/­guidesdocs.redis.com/­latest/­index.html
redis.io/­documentation
xtdb.com/­docs
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitterYouTubeDiscord
DeveloperApache Software FoundationRedis project core team, inspired by Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Inc.Juxt Ltd.
Initial release201220092019
Current release7.1.1, June 20196.2.6, October 20211.19, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infosource-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Redis EnterpriseOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptCClojure
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
All OS with a Java 8 (and higher) VM
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-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 indexesyes, extensible-data-notation format
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyes infowith RediSearch moduleyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonolimited SQL, making use of Apache Calcite
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolHTTP REST
JDBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
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
Clojure
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptLua; Redis Functions coming in Redis 7 (slides and Github)no
Triggersyespublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionality; RedisGearsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeSharding infoAutomatic hash-based sharding with support for hash-tags for manual shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Multi-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
yes, each node contains all data
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesthrough RedisGearsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Causal consistency can be enabled in Active-Active databases
Strong consistency with Redis Raft
Strong eventual consistency with Active-Active
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic execution of command blocks and scripts and optimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyes, flexibel persistency by using storage technologies like Apache Kafka, RocksDB or LMDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess Control Lists (ACLs): redis.io/­topics/­acl
LDAP and Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) for Redis Enterprise
Mutual TLS authentication: redis.io/­topics/­encryption
Password-based authentication
More information provided by the system vendor
PouchDBRedisXTDB infoformerly named Crux
Specific characteristicsThe Redis real-time data platform builds upon the unmatched simplicity and speed...
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Competitive advantagesRedis Enterprise is a robust in-memory database platform built by the people who...
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Typical application scenariosRedis Enterprise is used by large enterprise, startup, and government organizations...
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Key customersVerizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Market metricsMost launched Docker container per day according to Docker Hub (7.2M launches per...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRedis Enterprise Cloud lets users scale up and down instantly, and pay only for the...
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