Why should i choose riak over redis?

Dave King djking at gmail.com
Wed Jan 22 08:51:55 EST 2014


http://db-engines.com/en/system/Redis%3BRiak gets the main point:
Redis is for "Applications that can hold all data in memory, and that
have high performance requirements."

I know we chose Riak with leveldb backend as we couldn't have all data
in memory.  Also Redis doesn't shard, so it won't scale to the size
that Riak will.  Also secondary indexes worked really well for us.

- Peace
Dave


On Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 6:39 AM, Suman Kumar <sumankumar at freshdesk.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I would like use riak as a key/value store only so what it differs with
> respect to redis and why should i go with riak instead of redis? many people
> say riak but i don't see any clear difference why riak over redis. Even
> redis can do the same stuff can you throw some light  on this?
>
> Thanks,
> Suman Kumar Dey.
>
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