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System Properties Comparison RavenDB vs. Redis vs. TerarkDB

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NameRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabasePopular 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 key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceKey-value store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document 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
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Score4.55
Rank#87  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score182.05
Rank#6  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score0.18
Rank#336  Overall
#49  Key-value stores
Websiteravendb.netredis.com
redis.io
github.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationravendb.net/­docsdocs.redis.com/­latest/­index.html
redis.io/­documentation
github.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTubeDiscord
DeveloperHibernating RhinosRedis project core team, inspired by Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Inc.Terark
Initial release201020092016
Current release5.4, July 20227.0.5, September 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infosource-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Redis Enterprisecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC#CC++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
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 indexesno
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
Secondary indexesyesyes infowith RediSearch moduleno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (RQL)nono
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
F# Client API
Go Client API
Java Client API
NodeJS Client API
PHP Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
F#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
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
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesLua; 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 nodesShardingSharding infoAutomatic hash-based sharding with support for hash-tags for manual shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesthrough RedisGearsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemDefault ACID transactions on the local node (eventually consistent across the cluster). Atomic operations with cluster-wide ACID transactions. Eventual consistency for indexes and full-text search indexes.Eventual 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 dataACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableAtomic execution of command blocks and scripts and optimistic lockingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAuthorization levels configured per client per databaseAccess 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
no
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RavenDBRedisTerarkDB
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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The Redis real-time data platform builds upon the unmatched simplicity and speed...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Redis Enterprise is a robust in-memory database platform built by the people who...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Redis Enterprise is used by large enterprise, startup, and government organizations...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Verizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Most launched Docker container per day according to Docker Hub (7.2M launches per...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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Redis Enterprise Cloud lets users scale up and down instantly, and pay only for the...
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