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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Elasticsearch vs. YugabyteDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  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 metricHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelKey-value storeSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Wide column store
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Score0.64
Rank#209  Overall
#36  Key-value stores
Score150.50
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score1.14
Rank#158  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperElasticYugabyte Inc.
Initial release201320102017
Current release7.8.0, June 20202.2.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0
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
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
Supported programming languagesGo.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
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, allStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
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 controlnoyes
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BoltDBElasticsearchYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is an open source search and analytics engine. As the heart of the...
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Gain Developer Agility Leverage full power of PostgreSQL-compatible SQL and distributed...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source Real-time indexsearch, and analysis Horizontally scalable Distributed...
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YugabyteDB is a distributed ACID-compliant database that brings together four must-have...
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Typical application scenariosEnterprise search (search experiences for your workplace, apps, and websites), observability...
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YugabyteDB is a good fit for fast-growing, cloud native applications that need to...
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Key customersThousands of organizations worldwide, including Cisco, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft,...
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Market metricsPublic as of October 2018 Distributed workforce with 1900+ employees around the globe​...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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YugabyteDB is a 100% open source project licensed under the permissive Apache 2.0...
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