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DBMS > BoltDB vs. Heroic vs. LokiJS vs. mSQL vs. OpenQM

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

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  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 ElasticSearchIn-memory JavaScript DBMSmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
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Score0.55
Rank#234  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score0.04
Rank#323  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#224  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score1.85
Rank#126  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score0.35
Rank#263  Overall
#11  Multivalue DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJShughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlwww.openqm.com
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentation
DeveloperSpotifyHughes TechnologiesMartin Phillips
Initial release20132014201419941993
Current release4.4, October 20213.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Sourcecommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended 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
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infowith some exceptions
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.nonononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia Elasticsearchyes infovia viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersno
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGoJavaScriptC
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoView functions in JavaScriptnoyes
Triggersnonoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnonenoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesnonenoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
nonenoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnono infoatomic operations within a single collection possiblenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesnoyes
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.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnononoAccess rights can be defined down to the item level

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