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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Hazelcast vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.A widely adopted in-memory data gridWidely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.51
Rank#206  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
Score8.28
Rank#46  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score2.98
Rank#87  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#2  Native XML DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­bolthazelcast.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationhazelcast.org/­documentationdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperHazelcastOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by Oracle
Initial release201320081994
Current release3.12.2, August 201918.1 (Core), June 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infocommercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-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.noyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML edition
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is available
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesno
Triggersnoyes infoEventsyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoReplicated MapMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus Algorithm
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access controlno
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Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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