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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Datomic vs. GigaSpaces vs. Heroic vs. LokiJS

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Datomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchIn-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Time Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
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Score0.55
Rank#232  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score1.70
Rank#138  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score0.97
Rank#175  Overall
#30  Document stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score0.57
Rank#228  Overall
#34  Document stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.datomic.comwww.gigaspaces.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewtechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperCognitectGigaspaces TechnologiesSpotify
Initial release20132012200020142014
Current release1.0.6362, January 202215.5, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoJava, ClojureJava, C++, .NetJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesno
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatanono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-99 for query and DML statementsnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesGoClojure
Java
.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoTransaction FunctionsyesnoView functions in JavaScript
TriggersnoBy using transaction functionsyes, event driven architecturenoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
yesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACIDnono infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoRole-based access controlno
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BoltDBDatomicGigaSpacesHeroicLokiJS
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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