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DBMS > MaxDB vs. Quasardb vs. Riak KV

System Properties Comparison MaxDB vs. Quasardb vs. Riak KV

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NameMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
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Score4.32
Rank#82  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#293  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score6.50
Rank#60  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Websitemaxdb.sap.comquasardb.netriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationdoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997quasardbBasho Technologies
Initial release198420092009
Current release7.9.10 (January 2020), 20203.1, January 20192.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++Erlang
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infointeger and binaryno
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 indexesyesyes infowith tagsrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
HTTP APIHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
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 proceduresyesnoJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyesnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoconsistent hashingSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication with selectable replication factorselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integrationyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailno
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MaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-DQuasardbRiak KV
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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