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DBMS > BoltDB vs. Google Search Appliance vs. GridGain vs. Postgres-XL vs. RocksDB

System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Google Search Appliance vs. GridGain vs. Postgres-XL vs. RocksDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.The Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value storeSearch engineKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.48
Rank#212  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
Score2.81
Rank#91  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score1.66
Rank#122  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
#59  Relational DBMS
Score0.48
Rank#211  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Score2.61
Rank#97  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlwww.gridgain.comwww.postgres-xl.orgrocksdb.org
Technical documentationsupport.google.com/­gsawww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperGoogleGridGain Systems, Inc.Facebook, Inc.
Initial release2013200220072014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2013
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.110 R1, October 20186.5.2, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicensecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJava, C++, .NetCC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesno
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.nonoyesyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes infodistributed, parallel query executionno
APIs and other access methodsAdministrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGoC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)user defined functionsno
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)yesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replicationyes (replicated cache)none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACID infoMVCCyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUser authentication via various security protocolsSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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