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System Properties Comparison Amazon DocumentDB vs. Derby vs. Riak KV

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NameAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Distributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
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Score1.91
Rank#132  Overall
#24  Document stores
Score4.71
Rank#69  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score4.10
Rank#82  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­documentdbdb.apache.org/­derby
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmlwww.tiot.jp/­riak-docs/­riak/­kv/­latest
DeveloperApache Software FoundationOpenSource, formerly Basho Technologies
Initial release201919972009
Current release10.17.1.0, November 20233.2.0, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaErlang
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)JDBCHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
JavaC infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored ProceduresErlang
Triggersnoyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)noyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyesno infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-document operationsACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes, using Riak Security

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Amazon DocumentDBDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDBRiak KV
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