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DBMS > MySQL vs. RavenDB vs. Riak KV vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison MySQL vs. RavenDB vs. Riak KV vs. Transbase

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NameMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used open source RDBMSOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIDocument storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1206.05
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score3.25
Rank#96  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score6.09
Rank#64  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score0.08
Rank#310  Overall
#139  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.mysql.comravendb.netriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationdev.mysql.com/­docravendb.net/­docswww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunHibernating RhinosBasho TechnologiesTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release1995201020091987
Current release8.0.28, January 20225.3, November 20212.1.0, April 2015Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++C#ErlangC and C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
OS X
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (RQL)noyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
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
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoproprietary syntaxyesJavaScript and Erlangyes
Triggersyesyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationselectable replication factorSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infonot for MyISAM storage enginenono infolinks between data sets can be storedyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID, Cluster-wide transaction availablenoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundlenofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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