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System Properties Comparison Riak KV vs. VoltDB

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NameRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMS
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Score4.44
Rank#80  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score1.46
Rank#159  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationwww.tiot.jp/­riak-docs/­riak/­kv/­latestdocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperOpenSource, formerly Basho TechnologiesVoltDB Inc.
Initial release20092010
Current release3.2.0, December 202211.3, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageErlangJava, C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X infofor development
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 infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Java API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON 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#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresErlangJava
Triggersyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infolinks between data sets can be storedno infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, using Riak SecurityUsers and roles with access to stored procedures

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