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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Elasticsearch vs. Hazelcast vs. NuoDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.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 metricA widely adopted in-memory data gridNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactions
Primary database modelKey-value storeSearch engineKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.48
Rank#212  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
Score151.44
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score8.36
Rank#45  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score0.94
Rank#158  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchhazelcast.comwww.nuodb.com
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlhazelcast.org/­documentationdoc.nuodb.com
DeveloperElasticHazelcastNuoDB, Inc.
Initial release2013201020082013
Current release7.3.0, August 20193.12.2, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VMhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-freeyes
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.nonoyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyno
Secondary indexesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor ServicesJava, SQL
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes infoEventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/written
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesyes infoReplicated Mapyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDB
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectoryesno
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 selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACID infotunable commit protocol
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCC
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 integrationyesyes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access controlStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Users
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BoltDBElasticsearchHazelcastNuoDB
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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Hazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Horizontal scale-out, continuous availability, multi-tenant support, ANSI SQL compatible,...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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Hazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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NuoDB is a scale-out SQL RDBMS based on a Durable Distributed Caching (DDC) architecture....
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Typical application scenarios
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Hazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Operational / OLTP database workloads in data centers or public clouds
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Key customers
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Hazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Dassault Systemes, Santander, Temenos
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Market metricsMore than 250 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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Fast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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Hazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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Subscription-based pricing with free community edition and commercial enterprise...
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