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DBMS > BoltDB vs. CouchDB vs. Google BigQuery vs. Impala

System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. CouchDB vs. Google BigQuery vs. Impala

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.A native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Large scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesAnalytic DBMS for Hadoop
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extensionDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.88
Rank#220  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
Score14.88
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score54.43
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score17.99
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltcouchdb.apache.orgcloud.google.com/­bigquerywww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.html
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablecloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docsdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerGoogleCloudera
Initial release2013200520102013
Current release3.3.0, January 20234.1.0, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoErlangC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia viewsnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGoC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0noneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesno infoatomic operations within a single document possibleno infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying datano
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes
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.nononono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberos

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