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System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. BoltDB vs. Datomic vs. Hazelcast vs. NuoDB

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesAn embedded key-value store for Go.Datomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityA widely adopted in-memory data gridNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactions
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.04
Rank#320  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score0.47
Rank#210  Overall
#36  Key-value stores
Score1.99
Rank#110  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score9.07
Rank#45  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score1.02
Rank#146  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigobject.iogithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.datomic.comhazelcast.comwww.nuodb.com
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iodocs.datomic.comhazelcast.org/­documentationdoc.nuodb.com
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.CognitectHazelcastNuoDB, Inc.
Initial release20152013201220082013
Current release0.9.5951, July 20194.0, February 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoJava, ClojureJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VMhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesyes
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.nononoyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnonoSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGoClojure
Java
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuanoyes infoTransaction Functionsyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor ServicesJava, SQL
TriggersnonoBy using transaction functionsyes infoEventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersShardingdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/written
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersyes infoReplicated Mapyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDB
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACID infotunable commit protocol
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyesyesyes infoMVCC
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyesyes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlnononoRole-based access controlStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Users
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BigObjectBoltDBDatomicHazelcastNuoDB
Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Horizontal scale-out, continuous availability, multi-tenant support, ANSI SQL compatible,...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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NuoDB is a scale-out SQL RDBMS based on a Durable Distributed Caching (DDC) architecture....
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Operational / OLTP database workloads in data centers or public clouds
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Dassault Systemes, Santander, Temenos
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Market metricsFast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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Subscription-based pricing with free community edition and commercial enterprise...
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