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System Properties Comparison eXtremeDB vs. Redis vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Teradata Aster

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NameeXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
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.RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
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 persistenceRelational 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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Score0.39
Rank#220  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score145.24
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score5.43
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.mcobject.com/­extremedbfamilyredis.iowww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.teradata.com/­products-and-services/­teradata-analytics-platform
Technical documentationwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­eXtremeDB.htmredis.io/­documentationhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperMcObjectSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsSAP infoformerly SybaseTeradata
Initial release2001200919922005
Current release8.0, May 20185.0.6, September 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
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 indexesyesyes
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 availablenoyesyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesyesyes infowith RediSearch moduleyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
proprietary protocol
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolHTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
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
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesLuayes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or PerlR packages
Triggersyes infoby defining eventsnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning / shardingShardingnoneSharding
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
Master-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyStrong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Eventual Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes 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.yesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial versionfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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eXtremeDBRedisSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereTeradata Aster
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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