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DBMS > BigObject vs. LokiJS vs. Riak KV

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. LokiJS vs. Riak KV

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesIn-memory JavaScript DBMSDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedDocument storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
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Score0.19
Rank#329  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Score0.49
Rank#260  Overall
#42  Document stores
Score4.01
Rank#79  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Websitebigobject.iogithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iotechfort.github.io/­LokiJSwww.tiot.jp/­riak-docs/­riak/­kv/­latest
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.OpenSource, formerly Basho Technologies
Initial release201520142009
Current release3.2.0, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptErlang
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnono
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnono
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JavaScript APIHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC 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 proceduresLuaView functions in JavaScriptErlang
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 nodesnonenoneselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoyes, using Riak Security

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