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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. DuckDB vs. Newts vs. RocksDB

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonDuckDB  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityAn embeddable, in-process, column-oriented SQL OLAP RDBMSTime Series DBMS based on CassandraEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.82
Rank#127  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#291  Overall
#135  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score3.82
Rank#87  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Websitewww.datomic.comduckdb.orgopennms.github.io/­newtsrocksdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comduckdb.org/­docsgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikigithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperCognitectOpenNMS GroupFacebook, Inc.
Initial release2012201820142013
Current release0.9.5951, July 20190.2, August 20206.22.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++JavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMserver-lessLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APICLI Client
JDBC
HTTP REST
Java API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
C
C++
Go info3rd party driver
Java
Python
R
Ruby info3rd party driver
JavaC++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsnonono
TriggersBy using transaction functionsnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnoneSharding infobased on Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnoneselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnononono

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