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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Realm

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.A DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.80
Rank#215  Overall
#31  Key-value stores
Score7.41
Rank#52  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltrealm.io
Technical documentationrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release20132014
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGo
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
Supported programming languagesGo.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersnoyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes

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