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System Properties Comparison Derby vs. Riak KV vs. SwayDB

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NameDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Distributed, fault tolerant key-value storeAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.71
Rank#69  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score4.10
Rank#82  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#382  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Websitedb.apache.org/­derbyswaydb.simer.au
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmlwww.tiot.jp/­riak-docs/­riak/­kv/­latest
DeveloperApache Software FoundationOpenSource, formerly Basho TechnologiesSimer Plaha
Initial release199720092018
Current release10.17.1.0, November 20233.2.0, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaErlangScala
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesrestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesJavaC 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
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored ProceduresErlangno
Triggersyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infolinks between data sets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoAtomic execution of operations
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes, using Riak Securityno

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