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

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  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 DataHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeSearch engineDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented 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
Score0.81
Rank#171  Overall
#27  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldrocksdb.orgwww.splunk.comwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunkdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperGoogleFacebook, Inc.Splunk Inc.Gigaspaces Technologies
Initial release20132014201320032000
Current release2.1.12, February 20176.5.3, January 202014.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSDcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaScriptC++Java, C++, .Net
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
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
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.nononoyesno infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternnono infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Java API
HTTP RESTGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesGoJavaScriptC++
Java
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyesyes
TriggersnoUsing read-only observersnoyesyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneShardingSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenoneMaster-master replicationMaster-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonono
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
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 MemoryDByesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnononoAccess rights for users and rolesRole-based access control

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