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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. RocksDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Widely used in-process key-value storeEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.45
Rank#209  Overall
#37  Key-value stores
Score2.73
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score2.16
Rank#104  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlrocksdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleFacebook, Inc.
Initial release201319942013
Current release18.1 (Core), June 20186.2.2, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infocommercial license availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)C++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
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.noyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionno
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableno
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGo.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnoyes infoonly for the SQL APIno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replicationnone
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 datayesACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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 controlnonono

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