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NameRedis  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonTkrzw infoSuccessor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet  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.Analytics Platform for Big DataA concept of libraries, allowing an application program to store and query key-value pairs in a file. Successor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet
Primary database modelKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceSearch engineKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith RedisJSON
Graph DBMS infowith RedisGraph
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infowith RediSearch
Time Series DBMS infowith RedisTimeSeries
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score160.71
Rank#6  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score91.65
Rank#14  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#395  Overall
#66  Key-value stores
Websiteredis.com
redis.io
www.splunk.comdbmx.net/­tkrzw
Technical documentationdocs.redis.com/­latest/­index.html
redis.io/­docs
docs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperRedis project core team, inspired by Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Inc.Splunk Inc.Mikio Hirabayashi
Initial release200920032020
Current release7.2.4, January 20240.9.3, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosource-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Redis Enterprisecommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
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.
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
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 indexesyesno
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 moduleyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLwith RediSQL moduleno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsno
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolHTTP REST
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
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLua; Redis Functions coming in Redis 7 (slides and Github)yesno
Triggerspublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionality; RedisGearsyesno
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
Multi-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsthrough RedisGearsyesno
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of command blocks and scripts and optimistic lockingno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
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.yesnoyes infousing specific database classes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (ACLs): redis.io/­docs/­management/­security/­acl
LDAP and Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) for Redis Enterprise
Mutual TLS authentication: redis.io/­docs/­management/­security/­encryption
Password-based authentication
Access rights for users and rolesno

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