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DBMS > Riak KV vs. Solr vs. Sqrrl

System Properties Comparison Riak KV vs. Solr vs. Sqrrl

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NameRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache LuceneAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesSearch engineDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.55
Rank#68  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score51.24
Rank#21  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websiteriak.com/­products/­riak-kvlucene.apache.org/­solrsqrrl.com
Technical documentationlucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperBasho TechnologiesApache Software FoundationAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release200920062012
Current release2.1.0, April 20158.7.0, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageErlangJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
All OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fieldsschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typingyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesrestrictedyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSolr Parallel SQL Interfaceno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
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
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScript and ErlangJava pluginsno
Triggersyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesspark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduceyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infolinks between data sets can be storednono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanooptimistic lockingAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)

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