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DBMS > BoltDB vs. CockroachDB vs. Heroic

System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. CockroachDB vs. Heroic

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.CockroachDB is a distributed database architected for modern cloud applications. It is wire compatible with PostgreSQL and backed by a Key-Value Store, which is either RocksDB or a purpose-built derivative, called Pebble.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearch
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.57
Rank#229  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
Score6.67
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#277  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.cockroachlabs.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­index
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overview
DeveloperCockroach LabsSpotify
Initial release201320152014
Current release20.2, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoGoJava
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freedynamic schemaschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infovia Elasticsearch
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGoC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning (by key range) infoall tables are translated to an ordered KV store and then broken down into 64MB ranges, which are then used as replicas in RAFTSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication using RAFTyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access control
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BoltDBCockroachDBHeroic
Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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Key customersComcast, SpaceX, eBay, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Kindred,...
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Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 900+ CockroachDB Enterprise clusters 2K+ CockroachCloud...
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Licensing and pricing models- Apache 2.0 for core features released up to and including the 19.1 release - Time-limited...
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