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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Grakn vs. RocksDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonGrakn  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Grakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.Embeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.62
Rank#194  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score0.59
Rank#199  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#97  Relational DBMS
Score2.87
Rank#94  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltgrakn.airocksdb.org
Technical documentationdev.grakn.ai/­docsgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperGrakn LabsFacebook, Inc.
Initial release201320162013
Current release1.7.1, April 20206.8.1, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoJavaC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsconsole (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGoAll JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoby using Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication infoby using Cassandranone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeperno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infosubstituted by the relationship featureno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressno
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Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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