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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Ehcache vs. Heroic vs. LokiJS vs. MaxDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.A widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchIn-memory JavaScript DBMSA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutions
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score0.68
Rank#219  Overall
#33  Key-value stores
Score6.87
Rank#62  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score0.30
Rank#274  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#240  Overall
#38  Document stores
Score3.73
Rank#95  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.ehcache.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSmaxdb.sap.com
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSmaxdb.sap.com/­documentation
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGSpotifySAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997
Initial release20132009201420141984
Current release3.10.0, March 20227.9.10 (January 2020), 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaJavaJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesnoyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesnonoyes infovia Elasticsearchyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonononoyes
APIs and other access methodsJCacheHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
Supported programming languagesGoJavaJavaScript.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoView functions in JavaScriptyes
Triggersnoyes infoCache Event Listenersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoby using Terracotta ServerShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoby using Terracotta ServeryesnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
noneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesyes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourcenono infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnononofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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