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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. GridDB vs. Postgres-XL vs. RocksDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Scalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataBased 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 storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.56
Rank#200  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score0.57
Rank#197  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#217  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score2.52
Rank#103  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltgriddb.netwww.postgres-xl.orgrocksdb.org
Technical documentationgriddb.net/­en/­docs/­documents/­1-1_what-is-griddb.phpwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperToshiba CorporationFacebook, Inc.
Initial release201320132014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2013
Current release4.2, June 201910 R1, October 20186.3.6, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoC++CC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyesno
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 functionalityno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL92 (advanced edition only), SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)yes infodistributed, parallel query executionno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolnative C library
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGoC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyesyesno
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 methodsnoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACID at container levelACID infoMVCCyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
BoltDBGridDBPostgres-XLRocksDB
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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