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System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Riak KV vs. Sadas Engine vs. Snowflake

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchWidely used in-process key-value storeDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environmentsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Key-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.21
Rank#290  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score2.68
Rank#107  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score6.09
Rank#64  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score0.04
Rank#329  Overall
#142  Relational DBMS
Score76.82
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.sadasengine.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperSpotifyOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleBasho TechnologiesSADAS s.r.l.Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20141994200920062014
Current release18.1.40, May 20202.1.0, April 20158.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infocommercial license availableOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial infofree trial version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)ErlangC++
Server operating systemsAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
OS X
AIX
Linux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyesyes
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.noyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionnonoyes
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availablenoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
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
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJavaScript and Erlangnouser defined functions
Triggersnoyes infoonly for the SQL APIyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal partitioningyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factornoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infolinks between data sets can be storedyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'no
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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