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DBMS > BoltDB vs. Drizzle vs. Elasticsearch vs. Kinetica

System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Drizzle vs. Elasticsearch vs. Kinetica

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.MySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.A 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 metricGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasets
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.56
Rank#200  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score148.40
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.56
Rank#199  Overall
#96  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchwww.kinetica.com
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlwww.kinetica.com/­docs
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerElasticKinetica
Initial release2013200820102012
Current release7.2.4, September 20127.3.0, August 20196.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++JavaC, C++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGoC
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesuser defined functions
Triggersnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified range
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yesMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoES-Hadoop Connectorno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.noMemcached and Redis integrationyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlnoPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users and roles on table level
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Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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Competitive advantagesOpen source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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Market metricsMore than 250 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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