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System Properties Comparison LokiJS vs. RavenDB vs. VoltDB

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NameLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory JavaScript DBMSOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score0.36
Rank#230  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score3.51
Rank#77  Overall
#14  Document stores
Score1.55
Rank#126  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSravendb.netwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSravendb.net/­docsdocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperHibernating RhinosVoltDB Inc.
Initial release201420102010
Current release4.2, May 20199.0, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC#Java, C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
OS X infofor development
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (RQL)yes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript API.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptyesJava
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-master replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess control on document level using the Authorization BundleUsers and roles with access to stored procedures
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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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