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DBMS > Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. Riak KV vs. Sadas Engine vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. Riak KV vs. Sadas Engine vs. Snowflake

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NameOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used in-process key-value storeEnhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.Distributed, fault tolerant key-value storeSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environmentsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Relational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.68
Rank#107  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score2.51
Rank#111  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score6.09
Rank#64  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score0.04
Rank#329  Overall
#142  Relational DBMS
Score76.82
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlwww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-serverriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.sadasengine.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATESTwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OraclePerconaBasho TechnologiesSADAS s.r.l.Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release19942008200920062014
Current release18.1.40, May 20208.0.25-15, 20212.1.0, April 20158.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infocommercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial infofree trial version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation languageC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)C and C++ErlangC++
Server operating systemsAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
AIX
Linux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyesyes
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.yes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionyesnonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableyesnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
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
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesJavaScript and Erlangnouser defined functions
Triggersyes infoonly for the SQL APIyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal partitioningyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
XtraDB Cluster
selectable replication factornoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infolinks between data sets can be storedyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'no
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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