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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Kdb+ vs. Lovefield vs. RocksDB vs. Splunk

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.High performance Time Series DBMSEmbeddable 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
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.51
Rank#206  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
Score5.38
Rank#59  Overall
#2  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/­boltkx.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldrocksdb.orgwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationcode.kx.comgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcGoogleFacebook, Inc.Splunk Inc.
Initial release20132000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003201420132003
Current release3.6, May 20182.1.12, February 20176.5.3, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen 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 languageGoqJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-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.noyesnonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (q)SQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternnono infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
C++ API
Java API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesGoC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
JavaScriptC++
Java
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnonoyes
Triggersnoyes infowith viewsUsing read-only observersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioningnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replicationnonenoneMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesnono
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.noyesyes infousing MemoryDByesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnorights management via user accountsnonoAccess rights for users and roles
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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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