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System Properties Comparison RethinkDB vs. RocksDB vs. STSdb

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NameRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.Embeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Key-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeKey-value store
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Score3.76
Rank#77  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score2.52
Rank#103  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Score0.09
Rank#291  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websiterethinkdb.comrocksdb.orgstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationrethinkdb.com/­docsgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017Facebook, Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release200920132011
Current release2.3.6, July 20176.3.6, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoBSDOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++C#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometrynoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Java API
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
C++
Java
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
TriggersClient-side triggers through changefeedsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding inforange basednonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-document operationsyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMVCC basedyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousers and table-level permissionsnono

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