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

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  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.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.50
Rank#207  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score17.77
Rank#34  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.22
Rank#257  Overall
#119  Relational DBMS
Score2.74
Rank#90  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltcouchdb.apache.orggoogle.github.io/­lovefieldrocksdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablegithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerGoogleFacebook, Inc.
Initial release2013200520142013
Current release3.0, February 20202.1.12, February 20176.7.3, March 2020
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 languageGoErlangJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-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 viewsyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGoC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
JavaScriptC++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptnono
TriggersnoyesUsing read-only observersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0nonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
nonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesno infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenono

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