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

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

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonTitan  Xexclude from comparison
Titan has been decommisioned after the takeover by Datastax. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking. A fork has been open-sourced as JanusGraph.
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Based on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Titan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.56
Rank#200  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score0.42
Rank#217  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score2.52
Rank#103  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.postgres-xl.orgrocksdb.orgtitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikigithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperFacebook, Inc.Aurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release20132014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB20132012
Current release10 R1, October 20186.3.6, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoCC++Java
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyes
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 indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infodistributed, parallel query executionnono
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
C++ API
Java API
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesGo.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C++
Java
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnoyes
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioningnoneyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACID infoMVCCyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
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-standardnoUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

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