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DBMS > BoltDB vs. GRAKN.AI vs. Lovefield vs. RocksDB vs. Splunk

System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. GRAKN.AI vs. Lovefield vs. RocksDB vs. Splunk

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonGRAKN.AI  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Grakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Analytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Relational DBMSKey-value storeSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.51
Rank#206  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
Score0.27
Rank#249  Overall
#19  Graph DBMS
#116  Relational DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#247  Overall
#115  Relational DBMS
Score2.67
Rank#96  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score88.77
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltgrakn.aigoogle.github.io/­lovefieldrocksdb.orgwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdev.grakn.ai/­docsgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperGrakn Labs LtdGoogleFacebook, Inc.Splunk Inc.
Initial release20132016201420132003
Current release1.6.2, January 20202.1.12, February 20176.5.3, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSDcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoJavaJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesnoyes
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.nonononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternnono infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsconsole (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
C++ API
Java API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesGoAll JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
JavaScriptC++
Java
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonononoyes
TriggersnonoUsing read-only observersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoby using CassandranonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication infoby using CassandranonenoneMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeepernonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infosubstituted by the relationship featureyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACIDyesno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infousing MemoryDByesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressnonoAccess rights for users and roles
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BoltDBGRAKN.AILovefieldRocksDBSplunk
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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