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DBMS > BoltDB vs. FileMaker vs. Lovefield vs. Splunk

System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. FileMaker vs. Lovefield vs. Splunk

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
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Score0.47
Rank#210  Overall
#36  Key-value stores
Score54.16
Rank#19  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#253  Overall
#117  Relational DBMS
Score88.52
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.filemaker.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationwww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.htmlgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleGoogleSplunk Inc.
Initial release2013198320142003
Current release18, May 20192.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoJavaScript
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
iOS
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
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.noyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatnoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infovia pluginsSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesGoPHPJavaScriptC#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnoyes
TriggersnoyesUsing read-only observersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replication, warm standby infosince Version 14noneMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infousing MemoryDBno
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesnoAccess rights for users and roles

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