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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Hazelcast vs. RocksDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.A widely adopted in-memory data gridEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.62
Rank#193  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score8.67
Rank#43  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score2.54
Rank#94  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­bolthazelcast.comrocksdb.org
Technical documentationhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperHazelcastFacebook, Inc.
Initial release201320082013
Current release4.0, February 20206.8.1, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; 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
All OS with a Java VM
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 strategyno
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGo.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesno
Triggersnoyes infoEventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoReplicated Mapnone
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 commitedyes
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.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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