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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Heroic vs. Informix vs. LokiJS vs. OpenQM

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchA secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides IBM Db2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things dataIn-memory JavaScript DBMSQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBDocument storeMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
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Score0.55
Rank#234  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score0.04
Rank#323  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score23.84
Rank#33  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#224  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score0.35
Rank#263  Overall
#11  Multivalue DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.ibm.com/­products/­informixgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.openqm.com
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
techfort.github.io/­LokiJSwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentation
DeveloperSpotifyIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.Martin Phillips
Initial release20132014198420141993
Current release14.10.FC5, November 20203.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree developer edition availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoJavaC, C++ and JavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infowith some exceptions
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypesno
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesnono
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesGo.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesView functions in JavaScriptyes
Triggersnonoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controlsnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item level

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