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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Google Search Appliance vs. Postgres-XL vs. RDF4J

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  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.Based on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelKey-value storeSearch engineRelational DBMSRDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.51
Rank#206  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
Score2.77
Rank#90  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score0.47
Rank#213  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#223  Overall
#11  RDF stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlwww.postgres-xl.orgrdf4j.org
Technical documentationsupport.google.com/­gsawww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationdocs.rdf4j.org
DeveloperGoogleSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release201320022014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2004
Current release10 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoCJava
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infodistributed, parallel query executionno
APIs and other access methodsAdministrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesGo.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACID infoMVCCACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUser authentication via various security protocolsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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