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DBMS > BoltDB vs. Kinetica vs. MonetDB

System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Kinetica vs. MonetDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsA relational database management system that stores data in columns
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.81
Rank#217  Overall
#33  Key-value stores
Score0.47
Rank#264  Overall
#122  Relational DBMS
Score2.11
Rank#130  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.kinetica.comwww.monetdb.org
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperKineticaMonetDB BV
Initial release201320122004
Current release7.1, August 2021Jul2021-SP2, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC, C++C
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGoC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes, in SQL, C, R
Triggersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding via remote tables
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental status
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BoltDBKineticaMonetDB
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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