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DBMS > InterSystems Caché vs. Riak KV vs. SQream DB

System Properties Comparison InterSystems Caché vs. Riak KV vs. SQream DB

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NameInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA multi-model DBMS and application serverDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storea GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloads
Primary database modelKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Key-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.29
Rank#97  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#51  Relational DBMS
Score6.72
Rank#59  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score0.62
Rank#221  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­cacheriak.com/­products/­riak-kvsqream.com
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.comdocs.sqream.com
DeveloperInterSystemsBasho TechnologiesSQream Technologies
Initial release199720092014
Current release2018.1.4, May 20202.1.0, April 20152020.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageErlangC++, CUDA, Haskell
Server operating systemsAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Linux
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes, ANSI Standard SQL Types
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
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
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJavaScript and Erlanguser defined functions in Python
Triggersyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infolinks between data sets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesno

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