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

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Strongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityBased 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 storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.56
Rank#200  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score0.61
Rank#191  Overall
#29  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#93  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#217  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score2.52
Rank#103  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltfauna.comwww.postgres-xl.orgrocksdb.org
Technical documentationfauna.com/­documentationwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperFauna, Inc.Facebook, Inc.
Initial release201320142014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2013
Current release10 R1, October 20186.3.6, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen 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 languageGoScalaCC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesno
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 indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infodistributed, parallel query executionno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGoC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsuser defined functionsno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMasterlessnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACID infoMVCCyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.nononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoIdentity management, authentication, and access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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BoltDBFaunaDBPostgres-XLRocksDB
Specific characteristicsServerless cloud database for modern applications Native GraphQL API High performance...
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Competitive advantagesDocument-relational interface: combines flexibility in modeling with flexibility...
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Typical application scenariosModern Javascript Apps Identity management Multi-tenant SaaS backend Social content...
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Key customersNextdoor ShiftX
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