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DBMS > BoltDB vs. Postgres-XL vs. RavenDB vs. RocksDB

System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Postgres-XL vs. RavenDB vs. RocksDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Based on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeGraph DBMS infoexperimental
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Score0.65
Rank#197  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
Score0.53
Rank#215  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score4.14
Rank#78  Overall
#13  Document stores
Score2.96
Rank#96  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.postgres-xl.orgravendb.netrocksdb.org
Technical documentationwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationravendb.net/­docsgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperHibernating RhinosFacebook, Inc.
Initial release20132014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB20102013
Current release10 R1, October 20184.2, May 20196.10.2, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoCC#C++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnono
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 infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infodistributed, parallel query executionSQL-like query language (RQL)no
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGo.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyesno
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-master replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACID infoMVCCACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundleno
More information provided by the system vendor
BoltDBPostgres-XLRavenDBRocksDB
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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