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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. LevelDB vs. RocksDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  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 valuesEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.56
Rank#193  Overall
#32  Key-value stores
Score2.91
Rank#84  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Score2.36
Rank#97  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltgithub.com/­google/­leveldbrocksdb.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperGoogleFacebook, Inc.
Initial release201320112013
Current release1.22, May 20196.2.2, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoBSD
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
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonono
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 indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Go
Java infoThird party binding
Node.js infoThird party binding
Python infoThird party binding
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGoC++
Go
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonono

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