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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Datomic vs. Hazelcast vs. NuoDB vs. Quasardb

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  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 durabilityA widely adopted in-memory data gridNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
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Score0.50
Rank#207  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score1.98
Rank#111  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score9.16
Rank#44  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score0.94
Rank#153  Overall
#75  Relational DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#281  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.datomic.comhazelcast.comwww.nuodb.comwww.quasardb.net
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comhazelcast.org/­documentationdoc.nuodb.comdoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperCognitectHazelcastNuoDB, Inc.quasardb
Initial release20132012200820132009
Current release0.9.5951, July 20194.0, February 20203.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial infolimited edition freecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoJava, ClojureJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VMhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesyes infointeger and binary
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.nonoyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategynono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGoClojure
Java
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoTransaction Functionsyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor ServicesJava, SQLno
TriggersnoBy using transaction functionsyes infoEventsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersShardingdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersyes infoReplicated Mapyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBMaster-slave replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACID infotunable commit protocolACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCCyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyesyes infoby using LevelDB
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 developmentyesyes infoTemporary tableyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoRole-based access controlStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative UsersCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
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BoltDBDatomicHazelcastNuoDBQuasardb
Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Horizontal scale-out, continuous availability, multi-tenant support, ANSI SQL compatible,...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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NuoDB is a scale-out SQL RDBMS based on a Durable Distributed Caching (DDC) architecture....
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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Operational / OLTP database workloads in data centers or public clouds
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Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Dassault Systemes, Santander, Temenos
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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsFast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
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Has been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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Subscription-based pricing with free community edition and commercial enterprise...
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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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