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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. EJDB vs. PostgreSQL

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Embeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Widely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument 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
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Score0.55
Rank#231  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score0.09
Rank#317  Overall
#42  Document stores
Score620.84
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltejdb.orgwww.postgresql.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdwww.postgresql.org/­docs
DeveloperSoftmotionsPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release201320121989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL
Current release14.4, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoCC
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-lessFreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyes
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.noyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infostandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared libraryADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesGoActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonepartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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