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

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  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)Analytics Platform for Big DataDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeSearch engineRelational DBMS
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
Score2.67
Rank#96  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score88.77
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score1.78
Rank#123  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldrocksdb.orgwww.splunk.comwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunkdocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperGoogleFacebook, Inc.Splunk Inc.VoltDB Inc.
Initial release20132014201320032010
Current release2.1.12, February 20176.5.3, January 20209.0, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSDcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availableOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoJavaScriptC++Java, 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 infofor development
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyesyes
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 indexesnoyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternnono infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Java API
HTTP RESTJava API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesGoJavaScriptC++
Java
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyesJava
TriggersnoUsing read-only observersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenoneMaster-master replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonono infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDyesno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searchingACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infousing MemoryDByesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnononoAccess rights for users and rolesUsers and roles with access to stored procedures

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