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

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchIn-memory JavaScript DBMSQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMSCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSDocument storeMultivalue DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.56
Rank#228  Overall
#33  Key-value stores
Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#225  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score0.36
Rank#255  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score3.93
Rank#87  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#7  Wide column stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.openqm.comwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentationdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperSpotifyMartin PhillipsScyllaDB
Initial release20132014201419932015
Current release3.4-12Scylla Open Source 4.5, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availableOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoJavaJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes infowith some exceptionsschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyes
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.nononoyesno
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia Elasticsearchyes infovia viewsyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonononoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JavaScript APIProprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesGoJavaScript.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoView functions in JavaScriptyesyes, Lua
Triggersnonoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneyesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesnoneyesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
noneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnono infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelAccess rights for users can be defined per object
More information provided by the system vendor
BoltDBHeroicLokiJSOpenQM infoalso called QMScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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