Oracle vs Riak: What are the differences?
Oracle: An RDBMS that implements object-oriented features such as user-defined types, inheritance, and polymorphism. Oracle Database is an RDBMS. An RDBMS that implements object-oriented features such as user-defined types, inheritance, and polymorphism is called an object-relational database management system (ORDBMS). Oracle Database has extended the relational model to an object-relational model, making it possible to store complex business models in a relational database; Riak: A distributed, decentralized data storage system. 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.
Oracle and Riak belong to "Databases" category of the tech stack.
"Reliable" is the primary reason why developers consider Oracle over the competitors, whereas "High Performance " was stated as the key factor in picking Riak.
Riak is an open source tool with 3.24K GitHub stars and 530 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Riak's open source repository on GitHub.
Netflix, ebay, and LinkedIn are some of the popular companies that use Oracle, whereas Riak is used by Sentry, Twilio SendGrid, and OpenX. Oracle has a broader approval, being mentioned in 106 company stacks & 92 developers stacks; compared to Riak, which is listed in 15 company stacks and 10 developer stacks.
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