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

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

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
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 featuresEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Platform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelKey-value storeSearch engineRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
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
Score2.61
Rank#97  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlwww.postgres-xl.orgrocksdb.org
Technical documentationsupport.google.com/­gsawww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperGoogleFacebook, Inc.Teradata
Initial release201320022014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB20132005
Current release10 R1, October 20186.5.2, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoCC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyes
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 functionalitynoyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infodistributed, parallel query executionnoyes
APIs and other access methodsAdministrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
C++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesGo.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnoR packages
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioningnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replicationnoneyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACID infoMVCCyesACID
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.nononoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUser authentication via various security protocolsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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