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DBMS > Riak KV vs. Sequoiadb vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Riak KV vs. Sequoiadb vs. STSdb

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NameRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQLKey-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 indexesDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.67
Rank#57  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.26
Rank#244  Overall
#35  Document stores
#114  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#291  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websitebasho.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.sequoiadb.comstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=index
DeveloperBasho TechnologiesSequoiadb Ltd.STS Soft SC
Initial release200920132011
Current release2.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageErlangC++C#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
LinuxWindows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regexyes 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 SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
proprietary protocol using JSON.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
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScript and ErlangJavaScriptno
Triggersyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-slave replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infolinks between data sets can be storednono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoDocument is locked during a transactionno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple password-based access controlno
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Riak KVSequoiadbSTSdb
Specific characteristicsSequoiaDB is a financial-level distributed database including three storage modes:...
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Competitive advantagesSequoiaDB provides a leading OLTP solution in the industry, and perfectly addresses...
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Typical application scenariosAs a financial-level distributed database management system, SequoiaDB supports distributed...
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Key customersChina Minsheng Bank ​ Bank of China Hengfeng Bank China GUANGFA Bank PICC China Mobile...
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Market metrics2017,2018 Gartner’s Database Report Listed More than 1000 enterprise customers and...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source GPL/Commercial licensing for enterprise version and services
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