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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Kdb+ vs. Postgres-XL vs. RocksDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.High performance Time Series DBMSBased 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 storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.56
Rank#200  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score5.29
Rank#60  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#217  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score2.52
Rank#103  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltkx.comwww.postgres-xl.orgrocksdb.org
Technical documentationcode.kx.comwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcFacebook, Inc.
Initial release20132000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2013
Current release3.6, May 201810 R1, October 20186.3.6, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoqCC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
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.noyesyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesnoyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (q)yes infodistributed, parallel query executionno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGoC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsuser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyes infowith viewsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnono
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 datayesnoACID 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 controlnorights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
BoltDBKdb+Postgres-XLRocksDB
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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