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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. LevelDB vs. Postgres-XL vs. RocksDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Embeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesBased 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 storeKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument 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
Score2.95
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Score0.42
Rank#217  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score2.52
Rank#103  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltgithub.com/­google/­leveldbwww.postgres-xl.orgrocksdb.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperGoogleFacebook, Inc.
Initial release201320112014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2013
Current release1.22, May 201910 R1, October 20186.3.6, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoC++CC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesno
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.nonoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesnonoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infodistributed, parallel query executionno
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Go
Java infoThird party binding
Node.js infoThird party binding
Python infoThird party binding
native C library
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGoC++
Go
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functionsno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
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 persistentyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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