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

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  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 JavaScriptOpen source in-memory key-value storeEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Analytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeKey-value storeSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.51
Rank#206  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
Score0.27
Rank#247  Overall
#115  Relational DBMS
Score1.05
Rank#149  Overall
#26  Key-value 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.alachisoft.com/­ncacherocksdb.orgwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperGoogleAlachisoftFacebook, Inc.Splunk Inc.
Initial release20132014200420132003
Current release2.1.12, February 20175.0, May 20196.5.3, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSDcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoJavaScriptC#, C++, .NETC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariWindowsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyes
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.nonononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternSQL-like query syntax (OQL) for searching the cachenono infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsLINQ
Proprietary protocol
C++ API
Java API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesGoJavaScript.Net
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
C++
Java
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRnoyes
TriggersnoUsing read-only observersyes infoNotificationsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneyesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneyes, with selectable consistency levelnoneMaster-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
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDoptimistic lockingyesno 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 Databaseyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infousing MemoryDByesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoauthentification to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)noAccess rights for users and roles
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Specific characteristicsNCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantagesNCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariosNCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Key customersBank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsMarket Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Licensing and pricing modelsNCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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