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DBMS > Redis vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. VelocityDB

System Properties Comparison Redis vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. VelocityDB

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NameRedis  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  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.RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented 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
Score6.79
Rank#54  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#299  Overall
#28  Graph DBMS
#16  Object oriented DBMS
Websiteredis.iowww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationredis.io/­documentationhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherevelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsSAP infoformerly SybaseVelocityDB Inc
Initial release200919922011
Current release6.0.8, September 202017, July 20157.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC#
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Any that supports .NET
Data schemeschema-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 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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyes infowith RediSearch moduleyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
.Net
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
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuayes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlno
TriggersnoyesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
Source-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsACIDACID
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.yesyesyes
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-standardBased on Windows Authentication

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