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System Properties Comparison Hive vs. Memcached vs. Riak KV

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
Descriptiondata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelRelational 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
Score59.76
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score18.08
Rank#32  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score4.01
Rank#79  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Websitehive.apache.orgwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homegithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikiwww.tiot.jp/­riak-docs/­riak/­kv/­latest
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalOpenSource, formerly Basho Technologies
Initial release201220032009
Current release3.1.3, April 20221.6.27, May 20243.2.0, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaCErlang
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
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.no
Secondary indexesyesnorestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Proprietary protocolHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
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 proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenoErlang
Triggersnonoyes 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 nodesselectable replication factornone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReducenoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolyes, using Riak Security

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