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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Lovefield vs. MongoDB vs. RocksDB vs. Splunk

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Analytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value storeSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSearch engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
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Score0.51
Rank#206  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
Score0.27
Rank#247  Overall
#115  Relational DBMS
Score433.33
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score2.67
Rank#96  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score88.77
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.mongodb.comrocksdb.orgwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.mongodb.com/­manualgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperGoogleMongoDB, IncFacebook, Inc.Splunk Inc.
Initial release20132014200920132003
Current release2.1.12, February 20174.2.2, December 20196.5.3, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.Open Source infoBSDcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)nono
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Implementation languageGoJavaScriptC++C++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.schema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialnoyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BInono infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSONC++ API
Java API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesGoJavaScriptActionscript infoinofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infoinofficial driver
ColdFusion infoinofficial driver
D infoinofficial driver
Dart infoinofficial driver
Delphi infoinofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infoinofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infoinofficial driver
Lua infoinofficial driver
MatLab infoinofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infoinofficial driver
Prolog infoinofficial driver
Python
R infoinofficial driver
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk infoinofficial driver
C++
Java
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJavaScriptnoyes
TriggersnoUsing read-only observersyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlynoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keysnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneMaster-slave replicationnoneMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possiblenono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationyesno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes infooptionalyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infousing MemoryDByes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess rights for users and rolesnoAccess rights for users and roles
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Specific characteristicsMongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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Competitive advantagesThe MongoDB Data Platform can be used by developers building OLTP and analytical...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metrics70 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day). 15,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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