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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. IBM Db2 vs. SQLite

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Common in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
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Score0.55
Rank#231  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score159.19
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score135.44
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.sqlite.org
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperIBMDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release20131983 infohost version2000
Current release12.1, October 20163.38.5  (6 May 2022), May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercial infofree version is availableOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC and C++C
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
server-less
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesGoC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Versionnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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