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DBMS > BoltDB vs. Lovefield vs. QuestDB vs. RocksDB vs. Splunk

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

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  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 JavaScriptA high performance, low latency Time Series DBMSEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Analytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value storeSearch engine
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.51
Rank#206  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
Score0.27
Rank#247  Overall
#115  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#261  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score2.67
Rank#96  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score88.77
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.questdb.iorocksdb.orgwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdwww.questdb.io/­docs/­docstructuregithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperGoogleQuestDB LimitedFacebook, Inc.Splunk Inc.
Initial release20132014201420132003
Current release2.1.12, February 20176.5.3, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL 3.0Open Source infoBSDcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoJavaScriptJavaC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesnoyes
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 indexesnoyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternSQL-like query languagenono infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTC++ API
Java API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesGoJavaScriptJavaC++
Java
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonononoyes
TriggersnoUsing read-only observersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)noneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenonenoneMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACID for single-table writesyesno 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 MemoryDBnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnononoAccess rights for users and roles

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