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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. RocksDB vs. SpatiaLite

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Spatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score1.76
Rank#145  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Score4.00
Rank#84  Overall
#11  Key-value stores
Score1.72
Rank#149  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comrocksdb.orgwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikiwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperCognitectFacebook, Inc.Alessandro Furieri
Initial release201220132008
Current release1.0.6735, June 20238.11.4, April 20245.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinuxserver-less
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsnono
TriggersBy using transaction functionsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peershorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyes
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 developmentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonono

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