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System Properties Comparison Derby vs. OpenSearch vs. Riak KV

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NameDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenSearch  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.A distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine forked from Elasticsearch and based on Apache LuceneDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
Secondary database modelsVector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.71
Rank#69  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score16.36
Rank#37  Overall
#4  Search engines
Score4.10
Rank#82  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Websitedb.apache.org/­derbygithub.com/­opensearch-project
opensearch.org
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmlopensearch.org/­docs/­latestwww.tiot.jp/­riak-docs/­riak/­kv/­latest
DeveloperApache Software FoundationAmazon Web ServicesOpenSource, formerly Basho Technologies
Initial release199720212009
Current release10.17.1.0, November 20232.5.0, January 20233.2.0, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaErlang
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesJavaGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby infoElasticsearch client
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 ProceduresyesErlang
Triggersyesyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyesselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
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 controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes, using Riak Security
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Derby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDBOpenSearchRiak KV
Specific characteristicsOpenSearch is a highly scalable and extensible open-source software suite for search,...
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Competitive advantagesDistributed as fully open source under Apache License, Version 2.0 (ALv2), OpenSearch...
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Typical application scenariosThe OpenSearch platform is used across a broad range of search , analytics, and observability...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe OpenSearch Project offers open source software licensed under Apache License...
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Derby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDBOpenSearchRiak KV
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