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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Lovefield vs. RocksDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Google's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value storeWide column storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
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Score0.50
Rank#207  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score2.36
Rank#101  Overall
#7  Wide column stores
Score0.22
Rank#257  Overall
#119  Relational DBMS
Score2.74
Rank#90  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltcloud.google.com/­bigtablegoogle.github.io/­lovefieldrocksdb.org
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperGoogleGoogleFacebook, Inc.
Initial release2013201520142013
Current release2.1.12, February 20176.7.3, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageGoJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnonoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternno
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGoC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScriptC++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononono
TriggersnonoUsing read-only observersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesAtomic single-row operationsACIDyes
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.nonoyes infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)nono

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