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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. c-treeACE vs. Datomic vs. Hazelcast vs. NuoDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonc-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.High speed key-value store, desgined for high availability, mission critical applications with automatic recovery and immediately consistent transaction support.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 transactions
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.50
Rank#207  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score0.49
Rank#208  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
#99  Relational DBMS
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
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacewww.datomic.comhazelcast.comwww.nuodb.com
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.datomic.comhazelcast.org/­documentationdoc.nuodb.com
DeveloperFairCom CorporationCognitectHazelcastNuoDB, Inc.
Initial release20131979201220082013
Current releaseV11.5, November 20170.9.5951, July 20194.0, February 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoANSI C, C++Java, ClojureJavaC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
All OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VMhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyesyes
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.nononoyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoANSI SQL queriesnoSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
Clojure
Java
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes infoTransaction Functionsyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor ServicesJava, SQL
TriggersnoyesBy using transaction functionsyes infoEventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersShardingdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/written
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersyes infoReplicated Mapyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDB
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infowhen using SQLnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACID infotunable commit protocol
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyesyes infoMVCC
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyesyes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlnoFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.noRole-based access controlStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Users
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BoltDBc-treeACEDatomicHazelcastNuoDB
Specific characteristicsSpeed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairCom’s c-treeACE...
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Hazelcast 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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Competitive advantagesTop Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
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Hazelcast 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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Typical application scenariosc-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
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Hazelcast 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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Key customersVISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Hazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Dassault Systemes, Santander, Temenos
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Fast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeACE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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Hazelcast 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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