DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Heroic vs. LokiJS vs. YugabyteDB

System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. LokiJS vs. YugabyteDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchIn-memory JavaScript DBMSHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score0.57
Rank#228  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score2.68
Rank#112  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperSpotifyYugabyte Inc.
Initial release201420142017
Current release2.6, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Yugabyte Cloud is the fully managed database-as-a-service offering of YugabyteDB. Get started quickly, and effortlessly ensure continuous availability and limitless scale of your cloud native applications.
Implementation languageJavaJavaScriptC and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freedepending on used data model
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 indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JavaScript APIJDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
noneStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes
More information provided by the system vendor
HeroicLokiJSYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsYugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
» more
Competitive advantagesPostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
» more
Typical application scenariosSystems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
» more
Market metrics900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB Community...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0 license for the database
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
HeroicLokiJSYugabyteDB
DB-Engines blog posts

New kids on the block: database management systems implemented in JavaScript
1 December 2014, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

LokiJS - A JavaScript Database
18 November 2014, iProgrammer

Fast, Lightweight Data Storage for Cordova Apps with LokiJS
26 January 2016, SitePoint

provided by Google News

Can Yugabyte Become The Defacto Database For Large-Scale, Cloud Native Applications?
19 May 2022, Forbes

Tech Data partners with Yugabyte to leverage digital transformation strategies
19 April 2022, iTWire

Distributed Relational Database Market Research With Amazon, Google, PingCAP, Cockroach Labs, Yugabyte | By Application, By Type and By Regional Industry Outlook 2022 – 2031 – The Daily Vale
25 May 2022, The Daily Vale

CockroachDB boosts automation in distributed SQL database
25 May 2022, TechTarget

Yugabyte stores up $188M more for its open-source distributed SQL database model, now valued at $1.3B+
28 October 2021, TechCrunch

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Database Senior Engineer - Yugabyte
WELLS FARGO BANK, Des Moines, IA

Product Data Analyst
Yugabyte, Sunnyvale, CA

Database Architect
Tecspirit, Remote

Java Developer
Illumination Works LLC, Cincinnati, OH

Account Executive - Ohio
Yugabyte, United States

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

The definitive guide for Cassandra

Imagine What You Could Do if Scalability Wasn‘t a Problem!
Download the Cassandra e-book for free!

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here