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DBMS > BoltDB vs. Heroic vs. LokiJS vs. RocksDB

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

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  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 ElasticSearchIn-memory JavaScript DBMSEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
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Score0.59
Rank#226  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score0.10
Rank#311  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score0.58
Rank#228  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score3.73
Rank#88  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSrocksdb.org
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperSpotifyFacebook, Inc.
Initial release2013201420142013
Current release6.22.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnono
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia Elasticsearchyes infovia viewsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JavaScript APIC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGoJavaScriptC++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnono infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonono

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