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DBMS > BoltDB vs. Heroic vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. RocksDB

System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Heroic vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. RocksDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  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 ElasticSearchGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Key-value store
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
Score31.98
Rank#24  Overall
#4  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score2.52
Rank#103  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbrocksdb.org
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­cosmos-dbgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperSpotifyMicrosoftFacebook, Inc.
Initial release2013201420142013
Current release6.3.6, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infoJSON typesno
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 Elasticsearchyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGo.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJavaScriptno
TriggersnonoJavaScriptno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Bounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionyes
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelno

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