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DBMS > PostGIS vs. Riak KV vs. Sadas Engine vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison PostGIS vs. Riak KV vs. Sadas Engine vs. TinkerGraph

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NamePostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of PostgreSQLDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environmentsA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score31.64
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score5.88
Rank#63  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#295  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Websitepostgis.netriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.sadasengine.comtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationpostgis.net/­documentationwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperBasho TechnologiesSADAS s.r.l.
Initial release2005200920062009
Current release3.1.4, September 20212.1.0, April 20158.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCErlangC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesrestrictedyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC 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
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJavaScript and Erlangnono
Triggersyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQLSharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQLselectable replication factornonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infolinks between data sets can be storedyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infobased on PostgreSQLnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardno

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