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System Properties Comparison Redis vs. ScyllaDB vs. Valentina Server vs. WakandaDB

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NameRedis  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  Xexclude from comparisonWakandaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionPopular in-memory data platform used as a cache, message broker, and database that can be deployed on-premises, across clouds, and hybrid environments infoRedis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.Cassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeObject-relational database and reports serverWakandaDB is embedded in a server that provides a REST API and a server-side javascript engine to access data
Primary database modelKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceKey-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMSObject oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith RedisJSON
Graph DBMS infowith RedisGraph
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infowith RediSearch
Time Series DBMS infowith RedisTimeSeries
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score171.50
Rank#6  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score3.93
Rank#87  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#7  Wide column stores
Score0.25
Rank#274  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#319  Overall
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Websiteredis.com
redis.io
www.scylladb.comwww.valentina-db.netwakanda.github.io
Technical documentationdocs.redis.com/­latest/­index.html
redis.io/­documentation
docs.scylladb.comvalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.phpdoc.wakanda.org/­home2.en.html#/­Datastore/­Introduction.200-588937.en.html
DeveloperRedis project core team, inspired by Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsScyllaDBParadigma SoftwareWakanda SAS
Initial release2009201519992012
Current release6.2.6, October 2021Scylla Open Source 4.5, October 20215.7.52.7.0 (April 29, 2019), 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosource-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Redis EnterpriseOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoAGPLv3, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCC++C++, JavaScript
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
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 indexesyesyesyes
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 moduleyes infocluster global secondary indicesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)yesno
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolProprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
ODBCRESTful HTTP API
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
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLua; Redis Functions coming in Redis 7 (slides and Github)yes, Luayesyes
Triggerspublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionality; RedisGearsnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoAutomatic hash-based sharding with support for hash-tags for manual shardingShardingnone
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 factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possiblenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsthrough RedisGearsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Causal consistency can be enabled in Active-Active databases
Strong consistency with Redis Raft
Strong eventual consistency with Active-Active
Eventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of command blocks and scripts and optimistic lockingno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID
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 logsyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoin-memory tablesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (ACLs): redis.io/­topics/­acl
LDAP and Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) for Redis Enterprise
Mutual TLS authentication: redis.io/­topics/­encryption
Password-based authentication
Access rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
More information provided by the system vendor
RedisScyllaDBValentina ServerWakandaDB
Specific characteristicsThe Redis real-time data platform builds upon the unmatched simplicity and speed...
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Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesRedis Enterprise is a robust in-memory database platform built by the people who...
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Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosRedis Enterprise is used by large enterprise, startup, and government organizations...
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AdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersVerizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Comcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Market metricsMost launched Docker container per day according to Docker Hub (7.2M launches per...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRedis Enterprise Cloud lets users scale up and down instantly, and pay only for the...
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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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