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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Lovefield vs. RocksDB vs. Rockset

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)A scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.50
Rank#207  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score0.22
Rank#257  Overall
#119  Relational DBMS
Score2.74
Rank#90  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Score0.44
Rank#215  Overall
#31  Document stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldrocksdb.orgrockset.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.rockset.com/­overview
DeveloperGoogleFacebook, Inc.Rockset
Initial release2013201420132019
Current release2.1.12, February 20176.7.3, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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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, Safarihosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnodynamic typing
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.nononono infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesnoyesnoall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternnoRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Java API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesGoJavaScriptC++
Java
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononono
TriggersnoUsing read-only observersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlnononoAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console

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