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System Properties Comparison Redis vs. TigerGraph
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|Name||Redis Xexclude from comparison||TigerGraph Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Popular in-memory data platform used as a cache, message broker, and database that can be deployed on-premises, across clouds, and hybrid environments Redis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.||A complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time|
|Primary database model||Key-value store Multiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistence||Graph DBMS|
|Secondary database models||Document store with RedisJSON|
Graph DBMS with RedisGraph
Search engine with RediSearch
Time Series DBMS with RedisTimeSeries
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|Developer||Redis project core team, inspired by Salvatore Sanfilippo Development sponsored by Redis Inc.|
|Current release||7.0.11, April 2023|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source source-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Redis Enterprise||commercial|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no|
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|Server operating systems||BSD|
Windows ported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||partial Supported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexes||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no||no|
|Secondary indexes||yes with RediSearch module|
|SQL Support of SQL||no||SQL-like query language (GSQL)|
|APIs and other access methods||proprietary protocol RESP - REdis Serialization Protocol||GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)|
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
|Supported programming languages||C|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||Lua; Redis Functions coming in Redis 7 (slides and Github)||yes|
|Triggers||publish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionality; RedisGears||no|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding Automatic hash-based sharding with support for hash-tags for manual sharding|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Multi-source replication with Redis Enterprise Pack|
Source-replica replication Chained replication is supported
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||through RedisGears||yes|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Eventual Consistency|
Causal consistency can be enabled in Active-Active databases
Strong consistency with Redis Raft
Strong eventual consistency with Active-Active
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||no||yes Relationships in graphs|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||Atomic execution of command blocks and scripts and optimistic locking||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes Data access is serialized by the server||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes Configurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logs||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes||no|
|User concepts Access control||Access Control Lists (ACLs): redis.io/topics/acl|
LDAP and Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) for Redis Enterprise
Mutual TLS authentication: redis.io/topics/encryption
|Role-based access control|
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|Specific characteristics||The Redis real-time data platform builds upon the unmatched simplicity and speed...|
|Competitive advantages||Redis Enterprise is a robust in-memory database platform built by the people who...|
|Typical application scenarios||Redis Enterprise is used by large enterprise, startup, and government organizations...|
|Key customers||Verizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...|
|Market metrics||Most launched Docker container per day according to Docker Hub (7.2M launches per...|
|Licensing and pricing models||Redis Enterprise Cloud lets users scale up and down instantly, and pay only for the...|
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