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DBMS > Redis vs. Riak TS vs. Sphinx vs. Splice Machine

System Properties Comparison Redis vs. Riak TS vs. Sphinx vs. Splice Machine

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NameRedis  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  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 KVOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesOpen-Source SQL RDBMS for Operational and Analytical use cases with native Machine Learning, powered by Hadoop and Spark
Primary database modelKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceTime Series DBMSSearch engineRelational 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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Score151.86
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score0.37
Rank#248  Overall
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score6.47
Rank#59  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.79
Rank#186  Overall
#91  Relational DBMS
Websiteredis.ioriak.com/­products/­riak-tssphinxsearch.comsplicemachine.com
Technical documentationredis.io/­documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docsdoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsBasho TechnologiesSphinx Technologies Inc.Splice Machine
Initial release2009201520012014
Current release6.0.8, September 20203.2.1, January 20202.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCErlangC++Java
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Linux
OS X
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
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 indexesnonoyes
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 indexesyes infowith RediSearch modulerestrictedyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Proprietary protocolJDBC
Native Spark Datasource
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++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuaJavaScript and Erlangnoyes infoJava
Triggersnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedShared Nothhing Auto-Sharding, Columnar Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
selectable replication factornoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoYes, via Full Spark Integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between datasets can be storednoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoData access is serialized by the serveryesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes
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 versionnonoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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