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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. RocksDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Cloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.Embeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.45
Rank#209  Overall
#37  Key-value stores
Score11.25
Rank#40  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score2.16
Rank#104  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databaserocksdb.org
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasegithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Facebook, Inc.
Initial release201320122013
Current release6.2.2, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesno
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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGoJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnolimited functionality with using 'rules'no
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesyesyes
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes, based on authentication and database rulesno

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