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DBMS > BoltDB vs. DolphinDB vs. Elasticsearch vs. RRDtool

System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. DolphinDB vs. Elasticsearch vs. RRDtool

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Time Series DBMS for big data, integrated with a lightweight distributed computing framework and a vector programming languageA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricIndustry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSSearch engineTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.59
Rank#218  Overall
#37  Key-value stores
Score0.68
Rank#205  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score151.55
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score3.06
Rank#98  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.dolphindb.comwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationwww.dolphindb.com/­helpwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmloss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperDolphinDB, IncElasticTobias Oetiker
Initial release2013201820101999
Current release7.8.0, June 20201.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercial infofree community version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicenseOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++JavaC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
All OS with a Java VMHP-UX
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesNumeric data only
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 infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesnonoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesGoC#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Python
R
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyesno
Triggersnonoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesES-Hadoop Connectorno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesyesnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesMemcached and Redis integrationyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAdministrators, Users, Groupsno
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BoltDBDolphinDBElasticsearchRRDtool
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is an open source search and analytics engine. As the heart of the...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source Real-time indexsearch, and analysis Horizontally scalable Distributed...
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Typical application scenariosEnterprise search (search experiences for your workplace, apps, and websites), observability...
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Key customersThousands of organizations worldwide, including Cisco, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft,...
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Market metricsPublic as of October 2018 Distributed workforce with 1900+ employees around the globe​...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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