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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Kdb+

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.High performance Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.58
Rank#217  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score7.96
Rank#52  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltkx.com
Technical documentationcode.kx.com
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plc
Initial release20132000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003
Current release3.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercial infofree 32-bit version
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoq
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyes infotable attribute 'grouped'
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (q)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesGoC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions
Triggersnoyes infowith views
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processing
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnorights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
BoltDBKdb+
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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