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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. RocksDB vs. Sphinx

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Embeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.45
Rank#209  Overall
#37  Key-value stores
Score2.16
Rank#104  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Score7.23
Rank#46  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltrocksdb.orgsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikisphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperFacebook, Inc.Sphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201320132001
Current release6.2.2, August 20193.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++C++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonono
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 indexesnonoyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Java API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesGoC++
Java
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonono

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