RocksDB vs. RethinkDB vs. Riak

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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.

What is RethinkDB?

RethinkDB is built to store JSON documents, and scale to multiple machines with very little effort. It has a pleasant query language that supports really useful queries like table joins and group by, and is easy to setup and learn.

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.

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    Cons

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    Companies

    What companies use RocksDB?
    4 companies on StackShare use RocksDB
    What companies use RethinkDB?
    37 companies on StackShare use RethinkDB
    What companies use Riak?
    15 companies on StackShare use Riak

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    What tools integrate with RethinkDB?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with RethinkDB
    What tools integrate with Riak?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with Riak

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

    • MySQL - The world's most popular open source database
    • PostgreSQL - A powerful, open source object-relational database system
    • MongoDB - The database for giant ideas
    • Microsoft SQL Server - A relational database management system developed by Microsoft

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