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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Memcached vs. RocksDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.In-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.62
Rank#193  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score23.93
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score2.54
Rank#94  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.memcached.orgrocksdb.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikigithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalFacebook, Inc.
Initial release201320032013
Current release1.6.0, March 20206.8.1, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoCC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonono
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.nono
Secondary indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGo.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallitynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolno

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