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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. MySQL vs. RocksDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Widely used open source RDBMSEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.56
Rank#193  Overall
#32  Key-value stores
Score1283.06
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score2.36
Rank#97  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.mysql.comrocksdb.org
Technical documentationdev.mysql.com/­docgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunFacebook, Inc.
Initial release201319952013
Current release8.0.18, October 20196.2.2, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC and C++C++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesno
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGoAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoproprietary syntaxno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesno

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