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

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NameGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.Distributed, fault tolerant key-value storeA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelSearch engineKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.77
Rank#90  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score5.47
Rank#58  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.14
Rank#269  Overall
#22  Graph DBMS
Websiteenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlriak.com/­products/­riak-kvtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationsupport.google.com/­gsa
DeveloperGoogleBasho Technologies
Initial release200220092009
Current release2.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageErlangJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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 indexesrestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsAdministrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC 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
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between data sets can be storedyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesoptional
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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