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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Lightweight, fast on-device database for IoT, Mobile and Embedded devices, persisting and synchronising objects and vectors
Primary database modelKey-value storeObject oriented DBMS
Vector DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
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Score0.76
Rank#216  Overall
#31  Key-value stores
Score1.12
Rank#173  Overall
#5  Object oriented DBMS
#8  Vector DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltgithub.com/­objectbox
objectbox.io
Technical documentationdocs.objectbox.io
DeveloperObjectBox Limited
Initial release20132017
Current release4.0 (May 2024)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseBindings are released under Apache 2.0 infoApache License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC and C++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
Any POSIX system
Docker
iOS
Linux
macOS
QNX
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes, plus "flex" map-like types
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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsProprietary native API
Supported programming languagesGoC
C++
Dart (Flutter)
Go
Java
Kotlin
Python
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneData sync between devices allowing occasional connected databases to work completely offline
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes
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