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NameOracle Berkeley DB
DescriptionWidely used in-process key-value store
Database modelKey-value store supports sorted and unsorted key sets
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Rank#70  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Technical documentationdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperOracle originally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by Oracle
Initial release1994
Current release6.2, April 2016
License Commercial or Open SourceOpen Source commercial license available
Cloud-based Only available as a cloud serviceno
Implementation languageC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsAIX
Data schemeschema-free
Typing predefined data types such as float or dateno
XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.yes only with the Berkeley DB XML edition
Secondary indexesyes
SQL Support of (almost full) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)yes SQL interfaced based on SQLite is available
Supported programming languagesothers Third-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
Server-side scripts Stored proceduresno
Triggersyes only for the SQL API
Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Foreign keys Referential integrityno
Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Durability Support for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts Access controlno

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