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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. CockroachDB vs. LevelDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  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.Embeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string values
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.76
Rank#216  Overall
#31  Key-value stores
Score4.45
Rank#66  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score2.19
Rank#114  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.cockroachlabs.comgithub.com/­google/­leveldb
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­main/­doc/­index.md
DeveloperCockroach LabsGoogle
Initial release201320152011
Current release24.1.0, May 20241.23, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoGoC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freedynamic schemaschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesno
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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Supported programming languagesGoC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
C++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
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 RAFTnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication using RAFTnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate 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 infowith automatic compression on writes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access controlno

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