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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Ehcache vs. Postgres-XL vs. RocksDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.A widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
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
Score6.15
Rank#54  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score0.42
Rank#217  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score2.52
Rank#103  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.ehcache.orgwww.postgres-xl.orgrocksdb.org
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGFacebook, Inc.
Initial release201320092014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2013
Current release3.8.0, July 201910 R1, October 20186.3.6, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaCC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesno
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.nonoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesnonoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infodistributed, parallel query executionno
APIs and other access methodsJCacheADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGoJava.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyes infoCache Event Listenersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoby using Terracotta Serverhorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoby using Terracotta Servernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesyes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceACID infoMVCCyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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