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DBMS > BoltDB vs. Heroic vs. InfluxDB

System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Heroic vs. InfluxDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.76
Rank#216  Overall
#31  Key-value stores
Score0.33
Rank#280  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score23.59
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltgithub.com/­spotify/­heroicwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroicdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperSpotify
Initial release201320142013
Current release2.7.6, April 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaGo
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesNumeric data and Strings
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 indexesnoyes infovia Elasticsearchno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesGo.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnono
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 infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
BoltDBHeroicInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,900 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest-growing database to drive 27,500 GitHub stars Over 750,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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