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System Properties Comparison Google Search Appliance vs. LokiJS vs. Riak KV

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NameGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.In-memory JavaScript DBMSDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument 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
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Score2.77
Rank#90  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score0.38
Rank#227  Overall
#32  Document stores
Score5.47
Rank#58  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Websiteenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationsupport.google.com/­gsatechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperGoogleBasho Technologies
Initial release200220142009
Current release2.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen 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 systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono
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 indexesyes infovia viewsrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsAdministrative API
Browser interface
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 proceduresView functions in JavaScriptJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyesyes 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 nodesMaster-slave replicationnoneselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUser authentication via various security protocolsnono

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