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

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  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 JavaScriptAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.15
Rank#47  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score0.47
Rank#210  Overall
#36  Key-value stores
Score0.24
Rank#253  Overall
#117  Relational DBMS
Score88.52
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­auroragithub.com/­boltdb/­boltgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperAmazonGoogleSplunk Inc.
Initial release2015201320142003
Current release2.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaScript
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.yesnonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
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
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoyes
TriggersyesnoUsing read-only observersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationnonenoneMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
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 MemoryDBno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnonoAccess rights for users and roles

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