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System Properties Comparison eXtremeDB vs. Redis vs. RocksDB

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NameeXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringIn-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)
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceKey-value store
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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Score0.42
Rank#218  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score146.23
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score2.42
Rank#99  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Websitewww.mcobject.com/­extremedbfamilyredis.iorocksdb.org
Technical documentationwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­eXtremeDB.htmredis.io/­documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperMcObjectSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsFacebook, Inc.
Initial release200120092013
Current release8.0, May 20185.0.7, November 20196.3.6, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++CC++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
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 indexesno
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.no infosupport of XML interfaces availablenono
Secondary indexesyesyes infowith RediSearch moduleno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLnono
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
proprietary protocol
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
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++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesLuano
Triggersyes infoby defining eventsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning / shardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Master-slave replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
Master-slave replication infoChained replication is supported
Multi-master replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
none
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyes 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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial versionno
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eXtremeDBRedisRocksDB
Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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Redis, benchmarked as the world's fastest database, reduces application complexity,...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Redis is an in-memory database platform offering native support of wide range of...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Redis powers personalization, real-time fraud detection, IoT, e-commerce, real-time...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Verizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 28 million devices/applications using the product...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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