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System Properties Comparison Riak KV vs. XAP

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NameRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.49
Rank#65  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score0.95
Rank#169  Overall
#25  Document stores
#32  Key-value stores
Websiteriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperBasho TechnologiesGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release20092000
Current release2.1.0, April 201514.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageErlangJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
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.nono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
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
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScript and Erlangyes
Triggersyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infolinks between data sets can be storedno
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
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access control

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