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System Properties Comparison Riak KV vs. SwayDB

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NameRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesKey-value store
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Score4.95
Rank#76  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.03
Rank#385  Overall
#60  Key-value stores
Websiteswaydb.simer.au
Technical documentationwww.tiot.jp/­riak-docs/­riak/­kv/­latest
DeveloperOpenSource, formerly Basho TechnologiesSimer Plaha
Initial release20092018
Current release3.2.0, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageErlangScala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono
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 indexesrestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
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
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresErlangno
Triggersyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infolinks between data sets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, using Riak Securityno

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