DB-EnginesCrateDB bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

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

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

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  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)High performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsDocument storeObject oriented DBMS
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
Score0.75
Rank#172  Overall
#25  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.postgres-xl.orgrocksdb.orgwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperFacebook, Inc.Gigaspaces Technologies
Initial release20132014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB20132000
Current release10 R1, October 20186.3.6, October 201914.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageGoCC++Java, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
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 functionalitynono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infodistributed, parallel query executionnoSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
C++ API
Java API
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesGo.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C++
Java
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnoyes
Triggersnoyesnoyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioningnoneSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneMaster-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
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.nonoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoRole-based access control

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
BoltDBPostgres-XLRocksDBXAP
Recent citations in the news

Key-Value Stores Market Share, Key Players, Growth Forecast- Global Industry Outlook
12 November 2019, Montana Ledger

Automate easier and build pipelines in Gaia
12 July 2018, JAXenter

Global Key-Value Stores Market Report to Share Key Aspects of the Industry with the details of Influence Factors
14 October 2019, Daily Criticism

Gartner Names Demisto 'Cool Vendor' in Security Ops & Vulnerability Mgt
15 May 2018, 107.180.56.147

provided by Google News

Building a scalable PostgreSQL solution
14 April 2019, Packt Hub

Interview with Frank Huerta and Mason Sharp on PostGres-XL
13 May 2014, opensource.com

When PostgreSQL Doesn't Scale Well Enough
18 April 2016, DZone News

PostgreSQL vs. Hadoop
20 August 2016, DZone News

MongoDB: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
6 October 2016, DZone News

provided by Google News

AMD EPYC vs. Intel Xeon Cascadelake With Facebook's RocksDB Database
17 October 2019, Phoronix

Toshiba Memory America Optimizes RocksDB for SSDs
1 August 2019, Business Wire

Toshiba Memory America Highlights TRocksDB at SNIA's 2019 Storage Developer Conference
23 September 2019, Business Wire

Alluxio Bolsters Data Orchestration for Hybrid Cloud World
11 July 2019, Datanami

The Speculative Execution Impact For A 4-Core POWER9 Blackbird Desktop
12 June 2019, Phoronix

provided by Google News

Top 3 In-memory Computing Platforms
6 November 2019, Customer Think

Space-based Architecture and Microservices in XAP
29 December 2015, DZone News

GigaSpaces opens up its in-memory data grid
9 August 2016, SiliconANGLE

GigaSpaces Empowers Developers with Open Source In-Memory Computing Platform
11 August 2016, insideBIGDATA

In-Memory Analytics to Boost Flight Ops for Major US Airline
11 April 2016, Datanami

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Software Engineer, Database Engineering
Facebook, Menlo Park, CA

Technical Program Manager, Product & Platform
Facebook, Menlo Park, CA

Chief Software Architect, Distributed Systems (Data Product Development)
Visa, Foster City, CA

Sr. Software Storage Engineer
Stellus Technologies, San Jose, CA

Backend API Developer – BigData / NoSQL
Highbrow Technologies, Quincy, MA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products


Datastax logo

Build data-driven applications that set the standard for performance, availability,
& scale with DataStax.
Learn more.

RavenDB logo

Setup a fully managed RavenDB Cloud Database in minutes. Enjoy hosting, management, backups all in one place.
Grab a Free Instance

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Redis logo

Hosted, serverless DBaaS
in 3 steps.

30MB Free!
Start now.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Present your product here