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

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  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 JavaScriptAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
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Score0.50
Rank#207  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score1.98
Rank#111  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#257  Overall
#119  Relational DBMS
Score88.08
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.datomic.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperCognitectGoogleSplunk Inc.
Initial release2013201220142003
Current release0.9.5951, July 20192.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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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) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST
Supported programming languagesGoClojure
Java
JavaScriptC#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoTransaction Functionsnoyes
TriggersnoBy using transaction functionsUsing read-only observersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnoneMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
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 MemoryDBno
User concepts infoAccess controlnononoAccess rights for users and roles

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