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NameLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory JavaScript DBMSA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelDocument storeSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.61
Rank#216  Overall
#32  Document stores
Score52.48
Rank#20  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitegithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSlucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSlucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation
Initial release20142006
Current release8.6.3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSolr Parallel SQL Interface
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptJava plugins
Triggersyesyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesspark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
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.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes

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