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

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

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  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.Based on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value storeSearch engineRelational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesKey-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
Score0.48
Rank#211  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Score5.39
Rank#59  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score2.61
Rank#97  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlwww.postgres-xl.orgbasho.com/­products/­riak-kvrocksdb.org
Technical documentationsupport.google.com/­gsawww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperGoogleBasho TechnologiesFacebook, Inc.
Initial release201320022014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB20092013
Current release10 R1, October 20182.1.0, April 20156.5.2, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoCErlangC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnono
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 functionalitynono
Secondary indexesnoyesrestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infodistributed, parallel query executionnono
APIs and other access methodsAdministrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGo.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersnoyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding infono "single point of failure"none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno infolinks between data sets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACID infoMVCCnoyes
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.nononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUser authentication via various security protocolsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono

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