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System Properties Comparison RocksDB vs. Rockset

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NameRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)A scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.61
Rank#97  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score0.39
Rank#221  Overall
#31  Document stores
Websiterocksdb.orgrockset.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.rockset.com/­overview
DeveloperFacebook, Inc.Rockset
Initial release20132019
Current release6.5.3, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenodynamic 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.nono infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesnoall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Java API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console

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