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DBMS > BoltDB vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Graphite vs. Heroic vs. RavenDB

System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Graphite vs. Heroic vs. RavenDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Cloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.Data logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.55
Rank#234  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score8.64
Rank#52  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score5.70
Rank#67  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#323  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score3.24
Rank#94  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoregithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexravendb.net
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoregraphite.readthedocs.iospotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperGoogleChris DavisSpotifyHibernating Rhinos
Initial release20132017200620142010
Current release5.2, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageGoPythonJavaC#
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
Unix
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesNumeric data onlyyesno
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 indexesnoyesnoyes infovia Elasticsearchyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonononoSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Sockets
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGoGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsnonoyes
Triggersnoyes, with Cloud Functionsnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replicationnoneyesMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoUsing Cloud Dataflownonoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesyesnonoACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infolockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
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. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.noAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
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BoltDBGoogle Cloud FirestoreGraphiteHeroicRavenDB
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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