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DBMS > Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Riak KV vs. RocksDB

System Properties Comparison Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Riak KV vs. RocksDB

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NameOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used in-process key-value storeDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Key-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.21
Rank#117  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score4.10
Rank#82  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score3.65
Rank#85  Overall
#11  Key-value stores
Websitewww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­berkeleydb.htmlrocksdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlwww.tiot.jp/­riak-docs/­riak/­kv/­latestgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleOpenSource, formerly Basho TechnologiesFacebook, Inc.
Initial release199420092013
Current release18.1.40, May 20203.2.0, December 20228.11.4, April 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infocommercial license availableOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)ErlangC++
Server operating systemsAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonono
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 editionnono
Secondary indexesyesrestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availablenono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
C++ API
Java API
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
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++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoErlangno
Triggersyes infoonly for the SQL APIyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between data sets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes, using Riak Securityno

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