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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Datomic vs. LokiJS

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  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 durabilityIn-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSDocument store
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Score0.56
Rank#232  Overall
#33  Key-value stores
Score1.74
Rank#130  Overall
#65  Relational DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#222  Overall
#33  Document stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.datomic.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comtechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperCognitect
Initial release201320122014
Current release0.9.5951, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoJava, ClojureJavaScript
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesno
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
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJavaScript API
Supported programming languagesGoClojure
Java
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoTransaction FunctionsView functions in JavaScript
TriggersnoBy using transaction functionsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yes 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 developmentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonono

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