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NameRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)In-memory database with an integrated application server
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
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Score3.10
Rank#92  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Score1.42
Rank#139  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Websiterocksdb.orgwww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikiwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperFacebook, Inc.Mail.ru Group
Initial release20132008
Current release6.15.5 , February 20212.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenostring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Java API
Open binary protocol
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and roles

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