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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Elasticsearch vs. IRONdb

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  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 distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicity
Primary database modelKey-value storeSearch engineTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.64
Rank#209  Overall
#36  Key-value stores
Score150.50
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.09
Rank#315  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-database
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.circonus.com/­irondb
DeveloperElasticCirconus LLC.
Initial release201320102017
Current release7.8.0, June 2020V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infotext, numeric, histograms
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 indexesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes, in Lua
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-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 per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.noMemcached and Redis integrationno
User concepts infoAccess controlnono
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BoltDBElasticsearchIRONdb
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is an open source search and analytics engine. As the heart of the...
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IRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source Real-time indexsearch, and analysis Horizontally scalable Distributed...
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Unmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Typical application scenariosEnterprise search (search experiences for your workplace, apps, and websites), observability...
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Real Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Key customersThousands of organizations worldwide, including Cisco, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft,...
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IRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Market metricsPublic as of October 2018 Distributed workforce with 1900+ employees around the globe​...
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Only TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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IRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
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