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RethinkDB System Properties

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DescriptionDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Database modelDocument store
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Rank#50  Overall
#8  Document stores
Technical documentationrethinkdb.com/­docs
Current release2.3.5, August 2016
License Commercial or Open SourceOpen Source AGPL version 3
Cloud-based Only available as a cloud serviceno
Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Data schemeschema-free
Typing predefined data types such as float or dateyes string, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.no
Secondary indexesyes
SQL Support of (almost entire) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)no
Supported programming languagesC community-supported driver
C# community-supported driver
C++ community-supported driver
Clojure community-supported driver
Dart community-supported driver
Erlang community-supported driver
Go community-supported driver
Haskell community-supported driver
Java official driver
JavaScript (Node.js) official driver
Lisp community-supported driver
Lua community-supported driver
Objective-C community-supported driver
Perl community-supported driver
PHP community-supported driver
Python official driver
Ruby official driver
Scala community-supported driver
TriggersClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodesSharding range based
Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes
Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys Referential integrityno
Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of datayes MVCC based
Durability Support for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts Access controlyes users and table-level permissions

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