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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. LevelDB vs. Redis

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  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 valuesIn-memory data structure store, used as database, cache and message broker infoRedis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistence
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.65
Rank#197  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
Score3.06
Rank#93  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score150.05
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltgithub.com/­google/­leveldbredis.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdredis.io/­documentation
DeveloperGoogleSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Labs
Initial release201320112009
Current release1.22, May 20196.0.5, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC++C
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonopartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonoyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languagesGoC++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoLua
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneMaster-slave replication infoChained replication is supported
Multi-master replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scripts
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logs
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial version

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