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

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  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 ElasticSearchOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseEmbeddable 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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Score0.56
Rank#200  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score0.19
Rank#258  Overall
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score3.88
Rank#73  Overall
#13  Document stores
Score2.52
Rank#103  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexravendb.netrocksdb.org
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewravendb.net/­docsgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperSpotifyHibernating RhinosFacebook, Inc.
Initial release2013201420102013
Current release4.2, May 20196.3.6, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoJavaC#C++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia Elasticsearchyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (RQL)no
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGo.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesMulti-master replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableyes
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 control on document level using the Authorization Bundleno
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Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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