DB-EnginesCrateDB bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > BoltDB vs. FoundationDB vs. Hazelcast vs. NuoDB

System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. FoundationDB vs. Hazelcast vs. NuoDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Ordered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.A widely adopted in-memory data gridNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactions
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.48
Rank#212  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
Score0.86
Rank#161  Overall
#23  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#78  Relational DBMS
Score8.36
Rank#45  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score0.94
Rank#158  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.foundationdb.orghazelcast.comwww.nuodb.com
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbhazelcast.org/­documentationdoc.nuodb.com
DeveloperFoundationDBHazelcastNuoDB, Inc.
Initial release2013201320082013
Current release6.2.11, November 20193.12.2, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageGoC++JavaC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono infosome layers support typingyesyes
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 infothe object must implement a serialization strategyno
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnosupported in specific SQL layer onlySQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoin SQL-layer onlyyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor ServicesJava, SQL
Triggersnonoyes infoEventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/written
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesyes infoReplicated Mapyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDB
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneLinearizable consistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoin SQL-layer onlynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACID infotunable commit protocol
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCC
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.noyesyes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoRole-based access controlStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Users
More information provided by the system vendor
BoltDBFoundationDBHazelcastNuoDB
Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
» more
Horizontal scale-out, continuous availability, multi-tenant support, ANSI SQL compatible,...
» more
Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
» more
NuoDB is a scale-out SQL RDBMS based on a Durable Distributed Caching (DDC) architecture....
» more
Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
» more
Operational / OLTP database workloads in data centers or public clouds
» more
Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
» more
Dassault Systemes, Santander, Temenos
» more
Market metricsFast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
» more
Subscription-based pricing with free community edition and commercial enterprise...
» more
News

Deploy the NuoDB Database in Docker Containers - Part I (Tech Blog)
23 January 2020

Running NuoDB in Docker - Part III: How to use common SQL execution GUI tools with NuoDB (Tech Blog)
16 January 2020

Why and When You Need Transactional DDL in Your Database (Tech Blog)
2 January 2020

Answers to Your 5 Questions about Database Scalability (Tech Blog)
6 December 2019

Top 10 FAQs from KubeCon 2019 in San Diego (Tech Blog)
26 November 2019

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
BoltDBFoundationDBHazelcastNuoDB
DB-Engines blog posts

Meet some database management systems you are likely to hear more about in the future
4 August 2014, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Automate easier and build pipelines in Gaia
12 July 2018, JAXenter

Gartner Names Demisto 'Cool Vendor' in Security Ops & Vulnerability Mgt
15 May 2018, 107.180.56.147

provided by Google News

Apple’s FoundationDB open sources the database layer behind CloudKit
14 January 2019, 9to5Mac

FoundationDB, a very interesting NoSQL database owned by Apple, is now an open-source project
19 April 2018, GeekWire

FoundationDB's Record Layer Supports Relational Database Semantics, Schema Management and Indexing
10 February 2019, InfoQ.com

FoundationDB Goes Open Source
23 April 2018, Datanami

Apple Acquires Durable Database Company FoundationDB
24 March 2015, TechCrunch

provided by Google News

Open Source Hazelcast Data Grid Optimized on Intel Optane for AI, IoT Workloads
20 November 2019, ADT Magazine

Hazelcast raises $21 million for high-speed, low-latency memory
18 June 2019, VentureBeat

Hazelcast Enhances Open Source Ecosystems with In-Memory Speed
30 September 2019, PRNewswire

Hazelcast to Accelerate High-Performance Computing Solutions in Collaboration with Intel
24 September 2019, PRNewswire

Hazelcast and Intel Collaborate on AI and IoT Solutions
25 September 2019, Database Trends and Applications

provided by Google News

NuoDB set to improve distributed SQL performance
7 January 2020, TechTarget

Database Automation Market Provides Deep Insights on Market
27 January 2020, openPR

NuoDB to Join Intel, & Temenos at SIBOS 2019 to Demonstrate the Power of Distributed SQL Databases
23 September 2019, Yahoo Finance

NuoDB Partners with Rancher Labs to Deliver a Cloud-native SQL Database Across Multi-Cloud Environments for Hong Kong FinTech Leader WeLab
19 November 2019, GlobeNewswire

Distributed SQL Database NuoDB 4.0 Supports Kubernetes Operator and Indexing Improvements
7 October 2019, InfoQ.com

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Data Scientist
Lucas Systems, Inc., Wexford, PA

Data Scientist
Lucas Systems, Wexford, PA

Vice President, ENG4519124
Goldman Sachs, New York, NY

Sr. Data Scientist - Knowledge
Branch, Seattle, WA

Sr. Data Scientist - Content
Branch, Seattle, WA

SVP, Architecture & Engineering
Warner Music Group, New York, NY

Associate - TECH11317JGTIS
Goldman Sachs, Salt Lake City, UT

Software Engineer
JP Morgan Chase, Plano, TX

Cybersecurity Engineer
Visa, Austin, TX

Lead Technical Architect
Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, Lake Buena Vista, FL

IT Manager
NuoDB, Cambridge, MA

Business Development Representative
NuoDB, Cambridge, MA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

MariaDB logo

How do MariaDB, Oracle MySQL and EnterpriseDB compare?
Get the white paper to
learn more.

Datastax Luna logo

Simple, subscription-based support for open source
Apache Cassandra™ from the Cassandra experts.
Learn more.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

RavenDB logo

Setup a fully managed RavenDB Cloud Database in minutes. Enjoy hosting, management, backups all in one place.
Grab a Free Instance

Present your product here