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DBMS > BoltDB vs. RocksDB vs. Titan

System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. RocksDB vs. Titan

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonTitan  Xexclude from comparison
Titan has been decommisioned after the takeover by Datastax. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking. A fork has been open-sourced as JanusGraph.
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Embeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Titan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.65
Rank#197  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
Score2.96
Rank#96  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltrocksdb.orgtitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikigithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperFacebook, Inc.Aurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release201320132012
Current release6.8.1, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++Java
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Java API
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesGoC++
Java
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

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