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DBMS > RavenDB vs. Riak KV vs. Transbase vs. VoltDB

System Properties Comparison RavenDB vs. Riak KV vs. Transbase vs. VoltDB

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NameRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMSDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.25
Rank#96  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score6.09
Rank#64  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score0.08
Rank#310  Overall
#139  Relational DBMS
Score1.68
Rank#135  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Websiteravendb.netriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-databasewww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationravendb.net/­docswww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-insidedocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperHibernating RhinosBasho TechnologiesTransaction Software GmbHVoltDB Inc.
Initial release2010200919872010
Current release5.3, November 20212.1.0, April 2015Transbase 8.4, September 202010.1, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial infofree development licenseOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#ErlangC and C++Java, C++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
OS X
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X infofor development
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyes
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 indexesyesrestrictedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (RQL)noyesyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Java API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
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
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJavaScript and ErlangyesJava
Triggersyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between data sets can be storedyesno infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID, Cluster-wide transaction availablenoyesACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundlenofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers and roles with access to stored procedures
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RavenDBRiak KVTransbaseVoltDB
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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