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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Google Cloud Spanner vs. Hazelcast vs. NuoDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.A horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.A widely adopted in-memory data gridNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactions
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-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
Score1.93
Rank#113  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score8.36
Rank#45  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score0.94
Rank#158  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltcloud.google.com/­spannerhazelcast.comwww.nuodb.com
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docshazelcast.org/­documentationdoc.nuodb.com
DeveloperGoogleHazelcastNuoDB, Inc.
Initial release2013201720082013
Current release3.12.2, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedAll OS with a Java VMhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.nonoyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011SQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGoGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.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 proceduresnonoyes 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 nodesnoneMaster-Master replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.yes infoReplicated Mapyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDB
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACID infoStrict serializable isolationone 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.nonoyesyes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Role-based access controlStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Users
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BoltDBGoogle Cloud SpannerHazelcastNuoDB
Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Horizontal scale-out, continuous availability, multi-tenant support, ANSI SQL compatible,...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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NuoDB is a scale-out SQL RDBMS based on a Durable Distributed Caching (DDC) architecture....
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Operational / OLTP database workloads in data centers or public clouds
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Dassault Systemes, Santander, Temenos
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Market metricsFast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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Subscription-based pricing with free community edition and commercial enterprise...
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