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System Properties Comparison LevelDB vs. RocksDB

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NameLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value store
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Score3.07
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Score2.87
Rank#94  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­google/­leveldbrocksdb.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperGoogleFacebook, Inc.
Initial release20112013
Current release1.22, May 20196.8.1, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsIllumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono
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 indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith automatic compression on writesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono

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