Why should i choose riak over redis?

Suman Kumar sumankumar at freshdesk.com
Wed Jan 22 08:57:04 EST 2014


i don't wan't secondary indexes and i am choosing bitcask as my backend so
the only point which pitches riak above redis is the scaling. correct me if
it is wrong.

Thanks,
Suman Kumar Dey



On Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 7:21 PM, Dave King <djking at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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