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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. KairosDB vs. Lovefield vs. RocksDB vs. Splunk

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Distributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Analytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeSearch engine
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Score0.51
Rank#206  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
Score0.56
Rank#203  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#247  Overall
#115  Relational DBMS
Score2.67
Rank#96  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score88.77
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltgithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldrocksdb.orgwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationkairosdb.github.iogithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperGoogleFacebook, Inc.Splunk Inc.
Initial release20132013201420132003
Current release1.2.2, November 20182.1.12, February 20176.5.3, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSDcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesnoyes
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.nonononoyes
Secondary indexesnonoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternnono infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsGraphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
C++ API
Java API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesGoJava
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
JavaScriptC++
Java
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonononoyes
TriggersnonoUsing read-only observersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infobased on CassandranonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infobased on CassandranonenoneMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoACIDyesno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infousing MemoryDByesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple password-based access controlnonoAccess rights for users and roles

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