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DBMS > BoltDB vs. Datomic vs. RocksDB

System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Datomic vs. RocksDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  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 persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.60
Rank#224  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score1.86
Rank#124  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score3.72
Rank#87  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.datomic.comrocksdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperCognitectFacebook, Inc.
Initial release201320122013
Current release0.9.5951, July 20196.22.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoJava, ClojureC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGoClojure
Java
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoTransaction Functionsno
TriggersnoBy using transaction functionsno
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 methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yes
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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