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DBMS > MonetDB vs. Riak KV vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison MonetDB vs. Riak KV vs. SwayDB

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NameMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA relational database management system that stores data in columnsDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.72
Rank#141  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Score4.01
Rank#79  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.04
Rank#387  Overall
#61  Key-value stores
Websitewww.monetdb.orgswaydb.simer.au
Technical documentationwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationwww.tiot.jp/­riak-docs/­riak/­kv/­latest
DeveloperMonetDB BVOpenSource, formerly Basho TechnologiesSimer Plaha
Initial release200420092018
Current releaseDec2023 (11.49), December 20233.2.0, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCErlangScala
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesrestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
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
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in SQL, C, RErlangno
Triggersyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding via remote tablesSharding infono "single point of failure"none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual 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 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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes, using Riak Securityno

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