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System Properties Comparison Oracle Berkeley DB vs. RocksDB

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NameOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used in-process key-value storeEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Key-value store
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Score3.05
Rank#106  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score4.43
Rank#88  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Websitewww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlrocksdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleFacebook, Inc.
Initial release19942013
Current release18.1.40, May 20207.3.1, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infocommercial license availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)C++
Server operating systemsAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
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.yes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionno
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableno
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersyes infoonly for the SQL APIno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono

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