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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Dgraph vs. NuoDB vs. Oracle Coherence vs. PostgreSQL

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Coherence  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Distributed and scalable native Graph DBMSNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsOracles in-memory data grid solutionWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL
Primary database modelKey-value storeGraph DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.55
Rank#234  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score1.58
Rank#138  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score1.03
Rank#175  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Score2.64
Rank#108  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
Score608.21
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltdgraph.ionuodb.comwww.oracle.com/­middleware/­technologies/­coherence.htmlwww.postgresql.org
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docsdoc.nuodb.comdocs.oracle.com/­en/­middleware/­standalone/­coherencewww.postgresql.org/­docs
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.NuoDB, Inc.OraclePostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release20132016201320071989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL
Current release12c, September 201614.1, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoGoC++JavaC
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
hosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesyes
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.nonononoyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesnoyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesnoyes infostandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JCache
JPA
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesGoC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava, SQLnouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersnonoyesyes infoLive Eventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyesdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenShardingpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSynchronous replication via Raftyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDByes, with selectable consistency levelSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACID infotunable commit protocolconfigurableACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCCyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infooptionallyyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoTemporary tableyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnono infoPlanned for future releasesStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Usersauthentification to access the cache via certificates or http basic authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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