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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Hazelcast vs. Kdb+ vs. NuoDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.A widely adopted in-memory data gridHigh performance Time Series DBMSNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactions
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.48
Rank#212  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
Score8.36
Rank#45  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score5.50
Rank#58  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score0.94
Rank#158  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­bolthazelcast.comkx.comwww.nuodb.com
Technical documentationhazelcast.org/­documentationcode.kx.comdoc.nuodb.com
DeveloperHazelcastKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcNuoDB, Inc.
Initial release201320082000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032013
Current release3.12.2, August 20193.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoJavaqC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.noyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (q)yes
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesuser defined functionsJava, SQL
Triggersnoyes infoEventsyes infowith viewsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioningdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/written
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoReplicated MapMaster-slave replicationyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDB
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitednoACID infotunable commit protocol
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCC
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.noyesyesyes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access controlrights management via user accountsStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Users
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BoltDBHazelcastKdb+NuoDB
Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Integrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Horizontal scale-out, continuous availability, multi-tenant support, ANSI SQL compatible,...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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provides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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NuoDB is a scale-out SQL RDBMS based on a Durable Distributed Caching (DDC) architecture....
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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tick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Operational / OLTP database workloads in data centers or public clouds
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Goldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Dassault Systemes, Santander, Temenos
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Fast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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upon request
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Subscription-based pricing with free community edition and commercial enterprise...
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