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Riak vs. PostgreSQL

Riak PostgreSQL + Add column
Category
Preference 25% votes 75% votes
Website docs.​basho.​com postgresql.​org
License
Design
Database model
Data storage
Embeddable No No
Features
Query language
Data types
Conditional entry updates No Yes
Map and reduce Yes No
Unicode Yes Yes
TTL for entries Yes Yes
Compression Yes Yes
Integrity
Integrity model
Atomicity No Yes
Consistency Yes Yes
Isolation Yes Yes
Durability (data storage) Yes Yes
Transactions No Yes
Referential integrity No Yes
Revision control Yes ?
Locking model No
Indexing
Secondary Indexes Yes Yes
Composite keys Yes Yes
Full text search Yes Yes
Geospatial Indexes No Yes
Graph support No Conditional
Distribution
Horizontal scalable Yes Yes
Replication Yes Yes
Replication mode
Sharding ? Yes
Shared nothing architecture Yes ?
Restrictions
Value size max. 64 MB 1 GB
System requirements
Operating system
Native driver
Memory minimum 4 GB 32 MB
Architecture
Programming language
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Description High performance key-value/document store. Object-Relational Database Management System
Brand
Multi-user system Yes Yes
Database
Standard compliance No Yes
Software distribution
Release Date 17ᵗʰ August 2009 May 1995
Documentation level ★★★★★ ★★★★★
RESTful Yes Yes
Lines of code 4.5 k 839 k
Distributed Counter Yes ?
Free to use Yes Yes
Active Yes Yes
Database Connection Pooling Yes Yes
Real time analytics Yes Yes
Creation Date 17ᵗʰ November 2009 1995
Community Driven Good Good
Web interface No Yes
API Good Good
Cloud platform support
Online backup Yes Yes
Log Yes Yes
Implementation flexibility (67% global votes) (77% global votes)
Download basho.​com/​resources/​downloads/​ www.​postgresql.​org/​download/​
Backup functionality Good Good
Query Cache Yes Yes
Ease of use ★★★★★ ★★★★★
Siblings Yes ?
In-Place Update Yes Yes
Free for commercial use Yes Yes
Sorts Yes Yes
Tuneable write concerns Yes Yes
Read preferences Yes Yes
Open Source Yes Yes
Perfomance ★★★★★ ★★★★★
JSON Yes Yes
Flexible Table(Schema) Yes Yes
Geo-distributed Yes Yes
Re-Reduce Yes ?
Free edition Yes Yes
Monitoring UI Yes Yes
Extension/Plug-in ? Yes
Multilingual content ? Yes
Price rating ? ★★★★★
WYSIWYG-Editor ? Yes
Multiple projects ? Yes
Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) ? Yes
Data encryption ? Yes
XML Aware ? Good
Color ?
Partial Index ? Yes
Function Based Index ? Yes
Level of access authorization ?
Op/s ? 1 000 005
XQuery Support ? Yes
Triggers ? Yes
Server side custom code ? Yes
Cloud-enabled ? Yes
Minimal memory footprint ? 32 MB
Multivariate Testing ? Yes
Materialized Views ? Yes
Pipeline Aggregation ? Yes
Spring Data Support ? Yes
Geospatial ? Yes
Text Analytics ? Yes
Server Side Java Script ? Yes
HTML5 Charts ? No
Batch Loading ? Yes
ORM Join Support ? Yes
Fully Distributed ? Yes
Stored Procedure ? Yes
Concurrency ? Yes
Auto-Sharding ? No
Contributors ? 21
24/7 support ? Yes
SQL Queries ? Yes
User and Group role based security model ? Yes
3D Support ? No
Recursive queries ? Yes
Network datatype ? Yes
Windowed aggregate ? Yes
Online backup (no locking) ? Yes
CLI` ? Yes
Point In Time Recovery ? Yes
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