MongoDB vs. Riak vs. FoundationDB



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Description

What is MongoDB?

MongoDB stores data in JSON-like documents that can vary in structure, offering a dynamic, flexible schema. MongoDB was also designed for high availability and scalability, with built-in replication and auto-sharding.

What is Riak?

Riak is a distributed database designed to deliver maximum data availability by distributing data across multiple servers. As long as your client can reach one Riak server, it should be able to write data. In most failure scenarios, the data you want to read should be available, although it may not be the most up-to-date version of that data.

What is FoundationDB?

FoundationDB is a NoSQL database with a shared nothing architecture. Designed around a "core" ordered key-value database, additional features and data models are supplied in layers. The key-value database, as well as all layers, supports full, cross-key and cross-server ACID transactions.

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Pros

Why do developers choose MongoDB?
Why do you like MongoDB?

Why do developers choose Riak?
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Why do developers choose FoundationDB?
Why do you like FoundationDB?

Cons

What are the cons of using MongoDB?
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What are the cons of using Riak?
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What are the cons of using FoundationDB?
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Pricing

How much does MongoDB cost?
MongoDB Pricing
How much does Riak cost?
How much does FoundationDB cost?
FoundationDB Pricing

Companies

What companies use MongoDB?
2573 companies on StackShare use MongoDB
What companies use Riak?
18 companies on StackShare use Riak
What companies use FoundationDB?
1 companies on StackShare use FoundationDB

Integrations

What tools integrate with MongoDB?
40 tools on StackShare integrate with MongoDB
What tools integrate with Riak?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Riak
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to MongoDB, Riak, and FoundationDB?

  • MySQL - The world's most popular open source database
  • PostgreSQL - A powerful, open source object-relational database system
  • Microsoft SQL Server - A relational database management system developed by Microsoft
  • MariaDB - An enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL

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