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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. CrateDB vs. Lovefield vs. RocksDB vs. Splunk

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Distributed Date Store based on LuceneEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Analytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMSKey-value storeSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.51
Rank#206  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
Score0.67
Rank#190  Overall
#92  Relational DBMS
#13  Search engines
Score0.27
Rank#247  Overall
#115  Relational DBMS
Score2.67
Rank#96  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score88.77
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltcrate.iogoogle.github.io/­lovefieldrocksdb.orgwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docsgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperCrateGoogleFacebook, Inc.Splunk Inc.
Initial release20132013201420132003
Current release2.1.12, February 20176.5.3, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSDcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoJavaJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java 7 VMserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesnoyes
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.nonononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, but no triggers and constraintsSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternnono infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesGoErlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
JavaScriptC++
Java
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnonoyes
TriggersnonoUsing read-only observersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factornonenoneMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesno infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyACIDyesno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infousing MemoryDByesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnorights management via user accountsnonoAccess rights for users and roles
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Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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