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System Properties Comparison Redis vs. Vertica

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NameRedis  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  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.Columnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score142.91
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score22.51
Rank#29  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Websiteredis.iowww.vertica.com
Technical documentationredis.io/­documentationwww.vertica.com/­documentation/­vertica
DeveloperSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release20092005
Current release5.0.5, May 2019Vertica Analytics Platform 9.2.x, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availablecommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoavailable on Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
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 indexesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyes infowith RediSearch moduleno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolKafka
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
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
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuayes
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication infoChained replication is supported
Multi-master replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Master-master replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemStrong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
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-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
More information provided by the system vendor
RedisVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsRedis, benchmarked as the world's fastest database, reduces application complexity,...
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Columnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesRedis is an in-memory database platform offering native support of wide range of...
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Performance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosRedis powers personalization, real-time fraud detection, IoT, e-commerce, real-time...
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersVerizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe licensing model is subscription based. Redis Enterprise Cloud is priced according...
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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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3rd partiesRedis Labs is the open source home and the provider of enterprise-class Redis.
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CData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
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ScaleGrid: Fully managed Redis-as-a-Service in the cloud.
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