PostgreSQL vs. Riak vs. RocksDB

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Description

What is PostgreSQL?

PostgreSQL is an advanced object-relational database management system that supports an extended subset of the SQL standard, including transactions, foreign keys, subqueries, triggers, user-defined types and functions.

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 RocksDB?

RocksDB is an embeddable persistent key-value store for fast storage. RocksDB can also be the foundation for a client-server database but our current focus is on embedded workloads. RocksDB builds on LevelDB to be scalable to run on servers with many CPU cores, to efficiently use fast storage, to support IO-bound, in-memory and write-once workloads, and to be flexible to allow for innovation.

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2164 Companies Using PostgreSQL
16 Companies Using Riak
4 Companies Using RocksDB

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What are some alternatives to PostgreSQL, Riak, and RocksDB?

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

See all alternatives to PostgreSQL

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