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System Properties Comparison RavenDB vs. Redis vs. TimesTen

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NameRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  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.In-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceRelational DBMS
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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Score4.41
Rank#91  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score183.38
Rank#6  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score2.09
Rank#132  Overall
#65  Relational DBMS
Websiteravendb.netredis.com
redis.io
www.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationravendb.net/­docsdocs.redis.com/­latest/­index.html
redis.io/­documentation
docs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTubeDiscord
DeveloperHibernating RhinosRedis project core team, inspired by Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Inc.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release201020091998
Current release5.3, November 20217.0.3, July 202211 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infosource-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Redis Enterprisecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC#C
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-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 indexesyes
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 moduleyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (RQL)noyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
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
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesLua; Redis Functions coming in Redis 7 (slides and Github)PL/SQL
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
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqthrough 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
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
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 lockingACID
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 infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess control on document level using the Authorization BundleAccess 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
fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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RavenDBRedisTimesTen
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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