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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. BoltDB vs. Lovefield vs. RocksDB

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonAn embedded key-value store for Go.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.97
Rank#47  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score0.50
Rank#207  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score0.22
Rank#257  Overall
#119  Relational DBMS
Score2.74
Rank#90  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­auroragithub.com/­boltdb/­boltgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldrocksdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperAmazonGoogleFacebook, Inc.
Initial release2015201320142013
Current release2.1.12, February 20176.7.3, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesno
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
GoJavaScriptC++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonono
TriggersyesnoUsing read-only observersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationnonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnonono

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