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Riak KV System Properties

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NameRiak KV
DescriptionDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelKey-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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Score4.10
Rank#82  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Technical documentationwww.tiot.jp/­riak-docs/­riak/­kv/­latest
DeveloperOpenSource, formerly Basho Technologies
Initial release2009
Current release3.2.0, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno
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Implementation languageErlang
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno
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 indexesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresErlang
Triggersyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, using Riak Security

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Basho Revamps Riak Open-Source Database
22 September 2023, InformationWeek

Basho, Maker of Riak NoSQL Database, Raises $25M
13 January 2015, Data Center Knowledge

A Critique of Resizable Hash Tables: Riak Core & Random Slicing
26 August 2018, InfoQ.com

Riak NoSQL snapped up by Bet365
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Basho distributes Riak to more customers - DCD
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