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

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  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 transactionsTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
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
Score1.56
Rank#125  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.datomic.comhazelcast.comwww.nuodb.compingcap.com
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comhazelcast.org/­documentationdoc.nuodb.compingcap.com/­docs
DeveloperCognitectHazelcastNuoDB, Inc.PingCAP, Inc.
Initial release20132012200820132016
Current release0.9.5951, July 20194.0, February 20203.0.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJava, ClojureJavaC++Go, Rust
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
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesyes
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
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
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
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/writtenhorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersyes infoReplicated Mapyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
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 infocurrently only supported in syntax
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
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 tableno
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoRole-based access controlStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative UsersUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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BoltDBDatomicHazelcastNuoDBTiDB
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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TiDB is an open source distributed scalable hybrid transactional and analytical processing...
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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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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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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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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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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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Bank of Beijing (Banking) Mobike (Ridesharing) Toutiao (Media) Ele.me (Catering)...
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Market metricsFast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
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InfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 15000+ stars on GitHub...
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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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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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