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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Postgres-XL vs. RocksDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Cloud-based data warehousing serviceBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.56
Rank#200  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score1.99
Rank#114  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#217  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score2.52
Rank#103  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.postgres-xl.orgrocksdb.org
Technical documentationwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperIBMFacebook, Inc.
Initial release201320142014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2013
Current release10 R1, October 20186.3.6, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoCC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesno
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 infoImport/export of XML data possibleyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infodistributed, parallel query executionno
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGoJava
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoPL/SQL, SQL PLuser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACID infoMVCCyes
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.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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