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System Properties Comparison RavenDB vs. Riak KV

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NameRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
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Score3.79
Rank#72  Overall
#13  Document stores
Score5.68
Rank#53  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Websiteravendb.netbasho.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperHibernating RhinosBasho Technologies
Initial release20102009
Current release4.2, May 20192.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC#Erlang
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono
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.no
Secondary indexesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (RQL)no
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languages.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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyesyes 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-master replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundleno
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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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