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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Heroic vs. JSqlDb vs. LokiJS vs. TimescaleDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonJSqlDb  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
JSqlDB seems to be discontinued. Therefore it is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchJavaScript Query Language Database, stores JavaScript objects and primitivesIn-memory JavaScript DBMSA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Document storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.55
Rank#232  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score0.57
Rank#228  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score4.70
Rank#83  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexjsqldb.org (offline)github.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperSpotifyKonrad von BackstromTimescale
Initial release20132014201820142017
Current release0.8, December 20182.6.0, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoJavaJavaScriptC
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnononumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.nonononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia Elasticsearchnoyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonononoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesGoJavaScriptJavaScript.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonofunctions in JavaScriptView functions in JavaScriptuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnononoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnonenoneyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesnonenoneSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
noneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnono infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing RocksDByes 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.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BoltDBHeroicJSqlDbLokiJSTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsTimescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesTimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosTime-series Analytics TimescaleDB boosts the performance of PostgreSQL for time-series...
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Key customersTransferWise, Maersk, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco, Nutanix, Warner...
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Market metricsWith over 12,700 GitHub stars and growing, 1,000,000 active databases, and an active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTimescaleDB is available as a self-hosted product under two licenses, the Timescale...
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