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System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. BoltDB vs. Postgres-XL vs. RocksDB

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.An embedded key-value store for Go.Based on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score1.47
Rank#130  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#200  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score0.42
Rank#217  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score2.52
Rank#103  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Websitebasex.orggithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.postgres-xl.orgrocksdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperBaseX GmbHFacebook, Inc.
Initial release200720132014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2013
Current release9.2.3, July 201910 R1, October 20186.3.6, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaGoCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesnoyesno
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.noyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infodistributed, parallel query executionno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Go.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functionsno
Triggersyes infovia eventsnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writeryesACID infoMVCCyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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