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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Google Search Appliance vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Postgres-XL vs. RocksDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  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.Microsofts relational DBMSBased 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 engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Document 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
Score1098.55
Rank#3  Overall
#3  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.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.postgres-xl.orgrocksdb.org
Technical documentationsupport.google.com/­gsadocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentationwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperGoogleMicrosoftFacebook, Inc.
Initial release2013200219892014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2013
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 201910 R1, October 20186.5.2, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen 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 languageGoC++CC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
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 SQLnonoyesyes infodistributed, parallel query executionno
APIs and other access methodsAdministrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGoC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javauser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationhorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replicationyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyesno
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 protocolsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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