Compare Riak and MariaDB - Jun 2022

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Jun 06, 2022

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Riak or MariaDB?

Riak is more expensive to implement (TCO) than MariaDB, and MariaDB is rated higher (87/100) than Riak (62/100). Both tools offer the same amount of features.

Looking for the right Database Management solution for your business? Buyers are primarily concerned about the real total cost of implementation (TCO), the full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, and the pros and cons. In this article we compare between the two software products:

Basho Technologies Vs. MariaDB foundation

Basho Technologies: Basho Technologies is the creator and developer of Riak, an open-source distributed database that provides extreme high-availability, fault-tolerance, and operational simplicity. Riak has rapidly gained adoption throughout the Fortune 100 and has become foundational to many of the world’s fastest-growing Web-based, mobile and social networking appl...

MariaDB foundation: The MariaDB Foundation is non-stock not-for-profit and incorporated in Delaware. It has developed the mariaDB database based on popular database outsource MySQL. MariaDB is actually a drop-in replacement for MySQL.

Who is more expensive? Riak or MariaDB?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Database Management software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance and support and other related services. When calculating the TCO, it's important to add all of these ”hidden costs” as well. We prepared a TCO (Total Cost) calculator for Riak and MariaDB.

Riak price starts at $5,000 per feature , On a scale between 1 to 10 Riak is rated 6, which is similar to the average cost of Database Management software. MariaDB price starts at $500 per license , When comparing MariaDB to its competitors, the software is rated 4 - lower than the average Database Management software cost.

Bottom line: Riak is more expensive than MariaDB.

Which software includes more/better features?

We've compared Riak Vs. MariaDB based on some of the most important and required Database Management features.

Riak: Data Import/Export, Basic Reports, Online Customer Support.

MariaDB: Data Import/Export, Basic Reports, Online Customer Support.

Target customer size

Riak's typical customers include: Small, medium and large size businesses, and MariaDB's target customer size include: Medium and large size businesses.



Riak

ITQlick rating
(4.5/5)

starts at $5,000 per feature

Riak is a fast growing cloud-based System software, it is designed to support small, medium and large size business. Riak received a rating of 4.5 from ITQlick team. The software cost is considered average (3....

Categories: NoSQL.

MariaDB

ITQlick rating
(3.4/5)

starts at $500 per license

MariaDB is a growing cloud-based System software, it is designed to support medium and large size business. MariaDB received a rating of 3.4 from ITQlick team. The software cost is considered average (2.6/5) w...

Categories: Database Management.

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Riak: 3 Features

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support

MariaDB: 3 Features

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
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Riak
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
62/100
Pricing
6.2/10
License pricing
$5,000 per feature
Functionality
4
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MariaDB
ITQlick rating
3.4/5
Score
87/100
Pricing
5.2/10
License pricing
$500 per license
Functionality
4
Aerospike
ITQlick rating
3.2/5
Score
85/100
Pricing
6.2/10
License pricing
$172.57 per month
Functionality
5
SAP HANA
ITQlick rating
2.8/5
Score
82/100
Pricing
9.6/10
License pricing
$38802.30 per license
Functionality
21
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Confluent
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
82/100
Pricing
4.4/10
License pricing
$1.50 per hour
Functionality
3

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