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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. CouchDB vs. Heroic vs. RocksDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  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.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeTime Series DBMSKey-value store
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Score0.56
Rank#200  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score18.38
Rank#34  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.19
Rank#258  Overall
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score2.52
Rank#103  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltcouchdb.apache.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexrocksdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerSpotifyFacebook, Inc.
Initial release2013200520142013
Current release2.3.1, March 20196.3.6, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoErlangJavaC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesno
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 viewsyes infovia Elasticsearchno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGoC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptnono
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesno infoatomic operations within a single document possiblenoyes
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.nononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseno

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