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DBMS > Redis vs. RocksDB vs. SAP Adaptive Server

System Properties Comparison Redis vs. RocksDB vs. SAP Adaptive Server

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NameRedis  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASE  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.Embeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)The SAP (Sybase) Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) is an enterprise-class RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceKey-value storeRelational 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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Score152.87
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score3.16
Rank#93  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score53.96
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Websiteredis.iorocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-ase.html
Technical documentationredis.io/­documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­adaptive-server-enterprise
DeveloperSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsFacebook, Inc.SAP, Sybase
Initial release200920131987
Current release6.0.6, July 20206.11.4, July 202016.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availableOpen Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC++C and C++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Unix
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyes infowith RediSearch modulenoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolC++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
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++
Java
C
C++
Cobol
Java
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuanoJava and Transact-SQL
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
noneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsyesACID
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

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