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

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparison
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)Columnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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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
Score22.55
Rank#29  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.postgres-xl.orgrocksdb.orgwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikiwww.vertica.com/­documentation/­vertica
DeveloperFacebook, Inc.Vertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release20132014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB20132005
Current release10 R1, October 20186.3.6, October 2019Vertica Analytics Platform 9.2.x, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoBSDcommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoavailable on Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoCC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
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 functionalitynoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesnono infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infodistributed, parallel query executionnoyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
C++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C++
Java
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnoyes
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioningnoneSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneMaster-master replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
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
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-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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BoltDBPostgres-XLRocksDBVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsColumnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosCommunication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersAbiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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