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System Properties Comparison Redis vs. Tarantool

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NameRedis  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  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.In-memory database with an integrated application server
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
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Document store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score155.89
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score1.42
Rank#139  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Websiteredis.iowww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationredis.io/­documentationwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsMail.ru Group
Initial release20092008
Current release6.2.1 , March 20212.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageCC and C++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possible
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 indexesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infowith RediSearch moduleyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolOpen binary protocol
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++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuaLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersno infopublish/subscribe channels provide limited trigger functionalityyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingHash sharding based on virtual buckets
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 replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial versionAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
RedisTarantool
Specific characteristicsRedis, benchmarked as the world's fastest database, reduces application complexity,...
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Competitive advantagesRedis is an in-memory database platform offering native support of wide range of...
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Typical application scenariosRedis powers personalization, real-time fraud detection, IoT, e-commerce, real-time...
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Key customersVerizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe licensing model is subscription based. Redis Enterprise Cloud is priced according...
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