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Speedb System Properties

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DescriptionAn embeddable, high performance key-value store optimized for write-intensive workloads, which can be used as a drop-in replacement for RocksDB
Primary database modelKey-value store
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Rank#301  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
Initial release2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0; commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno
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.no
Secondary indexesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLno
Supported programming languagesC
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlno
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Specific characteristics

Speedb is an embedded key-value storage engine for versatile use cases. It was designed to be a drop-in replacement for RocksDB, continuously rebasing on RocksDB's latest versions and innovating with valuable features for improved application performance, better operational usability, and resource management. Speedb OSS is a community project, with a vibrant open-source community, that shares knowledge among RocksDB/Speedb developers and users on Discord: https://discord.com/invite/5fVUUtM2cG. 

Speedb Enterprise was designed to support mission-critical, heavy-write applications. By removing capacity, performance, and scale limitations, it supports petabyte scaling of datasets with billions of objects while maintaining high performance and low hardware requirements.

Competitive advantages
  • Speedb Open-source rebases on RocksDB's latest versions, with enhanced capabilities that improve performance stability, better operational usability, and enhanced resource management:

    - Sorted-hash memtable.

    - Dynamic delayed write mechanism.

    - Proactive Flushes.

    - Online configuration changes in real-time.

    - And much more.

    Speedb Enterprise upgrades the Speedb OSS with unique technology, support, and services to hyper-scale mission-critical applications:

    - New compaction method dramatically reducing write amplification for large-scale LSM.

    - Flow control redesign to eliminate spikes in user latency.

    - Eliminate the need for sharding by allowing you to grow unlimited on a single instance while maintaining low memory consumption.

    - Revolutionary indexing method.

Licensing and pricing models
  • Open source - Speedb OSS is released under an Apache license and can be found on GitHub: https://github.com/speedb-io/speedb. 

  • Commercial - Speedb Enterprise provides corporates with a premium key-value storage engine that supports enterprise-grade activity including:

    • Performance @ scale - Optimize performance at scale and minimize application latency.

    • Professional services - Adjust your storage engine for specific use case requirements and achieve faster time-to-market.

    • Performance stabilization - Eliminate IO hangs and stalls.

    • Enterprise-grade support - Tackle any performance challenges and save precious developers' time.

    • Resource utilization reduction - Lower CPU and Disk utilization, reduce the write, space and read amplification factors.

    • Joint development track - Build the next feature you need with data experts on your side.

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Recent citations in the news

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2 March 2023, InfoWorld

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19 July 2022, Yahoo Finance

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