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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. MonetDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  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.A relational database management system that stores data in columns
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.55
Rank#232  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score4.26
Rank#86  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Score1.81
Rank#131  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltcloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.monetdb.org
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docswww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperGoogleMonetDB BV
Initial release201320152004
Current releaseJul2021-SP2, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0
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
hostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensions
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGoC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes, in SQL, C, R
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding via remote tables
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental status
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
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 integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesAtomic single-row operationsACID
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BoltDBGoogle Cloud BigtableMonetDB
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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