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System Properties Comparison Redis vs. Riak TS vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameRedis  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-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.Riak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceTime Series DBMSRelational 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
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Score141.90
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score0.23
Rank#248  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score4.99
Rank#58  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Websiteredis.iobasho.com/­products/­riak-tswww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationredis.io/­documentationhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsBasho TechnologiesSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release200920151992
Current release5.0.5, May 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availableOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCErlang
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Linux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datepartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesnoyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyes infowith RediSearch modulerestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
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 infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuaJavaScript and Erlangyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication infoChained replication is supported
Multi-master replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
selectable replication factorMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemStrong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Eventual Consistency
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between datasets can be storedyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoData access is serialized by the serveryesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial versionnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
RedisRiak TSSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsRedis, benchmarked as the world's fastest database, reduces application complexity,...
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Competitive advantagesRedis is an in-memory database platform offering native support of wide range of...
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Typical application scenariosRedis powers personalization, real-time fraud detection, IoT, e-commerce, real-time...
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Key customersVerizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe licensing model is subscription based. Redis Enterprise Cloud is priced according...
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