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System Properties Comparison Riak KV vs. SQLite vs. STSdb

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NameRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeWidely used in-process RDBMSKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.67
Rank#57  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score121.03
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#291  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websitebasho.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.sqlite.orgstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperBasho TechnologiesDwayne Richard HippSTS Soft SC
Initial release200920002011
Current release2.1.0, April 20153.30.1, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoPublic DomainOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageErlangCC#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
server-lessWindows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infodynamic column typesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.yes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 indexesrestrictedyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
.NET Client API
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
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScript and Erlangnono
Triggersyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"nonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infolinks between data sets can be storedyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infovia file-system locksyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonono

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