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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Memcached vs. SQLite

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.In-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.74
Rank#220  Overall
#31  Key-value stores
Score19.42
Rank#32  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score114.32
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.memcached.orgwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikiwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release201320032000
Current release1.6.25, March 20243.45.3  (15 April 2024), April 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoCC
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
server-less
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesGo.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonoyes
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 integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infovia file-system locks
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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