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System Properties Comparison Riak KV vs. Vitess

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NameRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonVitess  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeScalable, distributed, cloud-native DBMS, extending MySQL
Primary database modelKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.44
Rank#80  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score1.04
Rank#191  Overall
#89  Relational DBMS
Websitevitess.io
Technical documentationwww.tiot.jp/­riak-docs/­riak/­kv/­latestvitess.io/­docs
DeveloperOpenSource, formerly Basho TechnologiesThe Linux Foundation, PlanetScale
Initial release20092013
Current release3.2.0, December 202215.0.2, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageErlangGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Docker
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyes
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.no
Secondary indexesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
ADO.NET
JDBC
MySQL protocol
ODBC
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
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresErlangyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency across shards
Immediate Consistency within a shard
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infolinks between data sets can be storedyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID at shard level
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
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 SecurityUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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