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System Properties Comparison OrientDB vs. Riak KV

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NameOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)Distributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Key-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.56
Rank#80  Overall
#13  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Score6.09
Rank#64  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Websiteorientdb.orgriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.html
DeveloperOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAPBasho Technologies
Initial release20102009
Current release3.1.9, February 20212.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaErlang
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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 indexesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language, no joinsno
APIs and other access methodsTinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
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 proceduresJava, JavascriptJavaScript and Erlang
TriggersHooksyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocould be achieved with distributed queriesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationship in graphsno infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurableno

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