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DBMS > LevelDB vs. Lovefield vs. RavenDB

System Properties Comparison LevelDB vs. Lovefield vs. RavenDB

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NameLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSDocument store
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Score2.95
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Score0.21
Rank#253  Overall
#117  Relational DBMS
Score3.88
Rank#73  Overall
#13  Document stores
Websitegithub.com/­google/­leveldbgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldravendb.net
Technical documentationgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperGoogleGoogleHibernating Rhinos
Initial release201120142010
Current release1.22, May 20192.1.12, February 20174.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaScriptC#
Server operating systemsIllumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesno
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Go
Java infoThird party binding
Node.js infoThird party binding
Python infoThird party binding
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++
Go
JavaScript.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
TriggersnoUsing read-only observersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneMulti-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith automatic compression on writesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
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LevelDBLovefieldRavenDB
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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