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DBMS > GridGain vs. Riak KV vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. Riak KV vs. SwayDB

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-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
Trend Chart
Score1.93
Rank#129  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
#63  Relational DBMS
Score6.72
Rank#59  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score0.03
Rank#333  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Websitewww.gridgain.comriak.com/­products/­riak-kvswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.Basho TechnologiesSimer Plaha
Initial release200720092018
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.12.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen 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 languageJava, C++, .NetErlangScala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
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 SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnono
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
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
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)JavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yes 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 nodesyes (replicated cache)selectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono 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 controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsnono

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