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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. RocksDB vs. ScyllaDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Embeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Cassandra-compatible wide column store
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeWide column store
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Score0.45
Rank#209  Overall
#37  Key-value stores
Score2.16
Rank#104  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Score1.63
Rank#116  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltrocksdb.orgwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperFacebook, Inc.ScyllaDB
Initial release201320132015
Current release6.2.2, August 2019Scylla Open Source 3.0.10, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC++C++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonoyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Java API
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesGoC++
Java
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesyesno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech (AdGear, AppNexus, Dstillery, Numberly, Sizmek) Cybersecurity (Veramine) Entertainment...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Appnexus, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish, mParticle,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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