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DBMS > Badger vs. BoltDB vs. Datomic vs. Heroic vs. LokiJS

System Properties Comparison Badger vs. BoltDB vs. Datomic vs. Heroic vs. LokiJS

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NameBadger  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embeddable, persistent, simple and fast Key-Value Store, written purely in Go.An embedded key-value store for Go.Datomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchIn-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.12
Rank#306  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Score0.55
Rank#232  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score1.70
Rank#138  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score0.57
Rank#228  Overall
#34  Document stores
Websitegithub.com/­dgraph-io/­badgergithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.datomic.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationgodoc.org/­github.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerdocs.datomic.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewtechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperDGraph LabsCognitectSpotify
Initial release20172013201220142014
Current release1.0.6362, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT Licensecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoGoJava, ClojureJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyesno
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonononono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesGoGoClojure
Java
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infoTransaction FunctionsnoView functions in JavaScript
TriggersnonoBy using transaction functionsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesACIDnono infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes inforecommended only for testing and developmentnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnononono

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