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DBMS > BoltDB vs. Heroic vs. Informix vs. RocksDB

System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Heroic vs. Informix vs. RocksDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  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 DB2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things dataEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.56
Rank#200  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score0.19
Rank#258  Overall
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score26.19
Rank#26  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score2.52
Rank#103  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.ibm.com/­products/­informixrocksdb.org
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
github.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
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.Facebook, Inc.
Initial release2013201419842013
Current release14.10, March 20196.3.6, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaC, C++ and JavaC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia Elasticsearchyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesno
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
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGo.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.nonoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controlsno

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