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System Properties Comparison Realm vs. Redis vs. Sequoiadb

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NameRealm  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataIn-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.NewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQL
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
Relational DBMS
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
Trend Chart
Score9.15
Rank#45  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score152.57
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score0.36
Rank#253  Overall
#37  Document stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Websiterealm.ioredis.iowww.sequoiadb.com
Technical documentationrealm.io/­docsredis.io/­documentationwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=index
DeveloperRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsSequoiadb Ltd.
Initial release201420092013
Current release6.0.10 , January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availableOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-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 indexesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regex
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 indexesyesyes infowith RediSearch moduleyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocolproprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languages.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
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
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryLuaJavaScript
Triggersyes infoChange Listenersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsDocument is locked during a transaction
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes 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.yes infoIn-Memory realmyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial versionsimple password-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
RealmRedisSequoiadb
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Redis, benchmarked as the world's fastest database, reduces application complexity,...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Redis is an in-memory database platform offering native support of wide range of...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Redis powers personalization, real-time fraud detection, IoT, e-commerce, real-time...
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Verizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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The licensing model is subscription based. Redis Enterprise Cloud is priced according...
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