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System Properties Comparison Riak KV vs. Vertica

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NameRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.51
Rank#57  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score22.17
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Websitebasho.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationwww.vertica.com/­documentation/­vertica
DeveloperBasho TechnologiesVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release20092005
Current release2.1.0, April 2015Vertica Analytics Platform 9.2.x, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoavailable on Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure
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Implementation languageErlang
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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 indexesrestrictedno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP 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
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScript and Erlangyes
Triggersyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-master replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infolinks between data sets can be storedyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
More information provided by the system vendor
Riak KVVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsColumnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosCommunication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersAbiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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