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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. EventStoreDB vs. Heroic

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Industrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearch
Primary database modelKey-value storeEvent StoreTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.57
Rank#229  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
Score0.83
Rank#189  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Score0.24
Rank#277  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.eventstore.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­index
Technical documentationdevelopers.eventstore.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overview
DeveloperEvent Store LimitedSpotify
Initial release201320122014
Current release21.2, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen SourceOpen 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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Event Store Cloud allows you to deploy a managed EventStoreDB cluster in AWS, GCP and Azure (coming soon).
Implementation languageGoJava
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia Elasticsearch
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlno
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BoltDBEventStoreDBHeroic
Specific characteristicsGuaranteed writes Great performance that scales Immutable data store High availability...
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Competitive advantagesEventStoreDB's core database server is used in production systems worldwide. The...
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Typical application scenariosEvent-sourced systems Event-driven architecture
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Key customersEventStoreDB is used by companies across a whole range of industries. Here are just...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAvailable as open-source software and licensed under the 3-clause BSD license ( https://github.com/EventStore/EventStore/blob/master/LICENSE.md...
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