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DBMS > Galaxybase vs. Memcached vs. Riak KV

System Properties Comparison Galaxybase vs. Memcached vs. Riak KV

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NameGalaxybase  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable, ACID-compliant native distributed parallel graph platformIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelGraph DBMSKey-value storeKey-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
Trend Chart
Score0.07
Rank#377  Overall
#40  Graph DBMS
Score18.08
Rank#32  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score4.01
Rank#79  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Websitegalaxybase.comwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikiwww.tiot.jp/­riak-docs/­riak/­kv/­latest
DeveloperChuanglin(Createlink) Technology Co., Ltd 浙江创邻科技有限公司Danga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalOpenSource, formerly Basho Technologies
Initial release201720032009
Current releaseNov 20, November 20211.6.27, May 20243.2.0, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and JavaCErlang
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeStrong typed schemaschema-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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnorestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsBrowser interface
console (shell)
Graph API (Gremlin)
OpenCypher
Proprietary native API
Proprietary protocolHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
Python
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
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 proceduresuser defined procedures and functionsnoErlang
Triggersnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsnono 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 persistentyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolyes, using Riak Security

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