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DBMS > BoltDB vs. Datomic vs. Lovefield vs. RocksDB

System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Datomic vs. Lovefield vs. RocksDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  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 durabilityEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
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Score0.47
Rank#210  Overall
#36  Key-value stores
Score1.99
Rank#110  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#253  Overall
#117  Relational DBMS
Score2.75
Rank#93  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.datomic.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldrocksdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperCognitectGoogleFacebook, Inc.
Initial release2013201220142013
Current release0.9.5951, July 20192.1.12, February 20176.7.3, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoJava, ClojureJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGoClojure
Java
JavaScriptC++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoTransaction Functionsnono
TriggersnoBy using transaction functionsUsing read-only observersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACIDyes
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)yes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
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 infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlnononono

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