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DBMS > Derby vs. DuckDB vs. Riak KV

System Properties Comparison Derby vs. DuckDB vs. Riak KV

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NameDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonDuckDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.An embeddable, in-process, column-oriented SQL OLAP RDBMSDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.71
Rank#69  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score4.57
Rank#74  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score4.10
Rank#82  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Websitedb.apache.org/­derbyduckdb.org
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmlduckdb.org/­docswww.tiot.jp/­riak-docs/­riak/­kv/­latest
DeveloperApache Software FoundationOpenSource, formerly Basho Technologies
Initial release199720182009
Current release10.17.1.0, November 20230.10, February 20243.2.0, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++Erlang
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMserver-lessLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesschema-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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCArrow Database Connectivity (ADBC)
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C# info3rd party driver
C++
Crystal info3rd party driver
Go info3rd party driver
Java
Lisp info3rd party driver
Python
R
Ruby info3rd party driver
Rust
Swift
Zig info3rd party driver
C 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 proceduresJava Stored ProceduresnoErlang
Triggersyesnoyes 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 nodesSource-replica replicationnoneselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoyes, using Riak Security

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