Top 50 Awesome List


Databases  7 years ago  1k
A curated list of amazingly awesome database libraries, resources and shiny things by
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Aug 21st, 2015


  • lmdbjnistars201 - LMDB for Java, which is a very fast embedded key/value store with full ACID semantics.
  • Aug 2nd, 2015


  • OrigoDB - An in-memory embedded database engine for NET/Mono
  • Jun 6th, 2015


  • mongodbstars22.5k - MongoDB is a document database that provides high performance, high availability, and easy scalability. Documents (objects) map nicely to programming language data types. Embedded documents and arrays reduce need for joins. Dynamic schema makes polymorphism easier. [website] (
  • Apr 3rd, 2015

    Research Papers

  • db-readingsstars7k - A list of papers essential to understanding databases and building new data systems
  • Dec 17th, 2014


  • couchdbstars5.4k - Apache CouchDB™ is a database that uses JSON for documents,JavaScript for MapReduce indexes, and regular HTTP for its API [website] (
  • Sep 23rd, 2014


  • Pulsedb - Pulsedb is a time series database server and library.
  • Go-lang

  • roshistars3k - Roshi is a large-scale CRDT set implementation for timestamped events.
  • Aug 23rd, 2014

    Aug 6th, 2014

    C / CPP

  • tokudb-enginestars639- TokuDB is a high-performance, write optimized, compressing, transactional storage engine for MySQL and MariaDB
  • TokuMXstars694- TokuMX is a high-performance, concurrent, compressing, drop-in replacement engine for MongoDB
  • Aug 5th, 2014

    C / CPP

  • Alchemy-Databasestars183 - AlchemyDB is now Aerospike
  • LMDB - Very fast embedded key/value store with full ACID semantics.
  • memcachestars12.1k - Free & open source, high-performance, distributed memory object caching system
  • monetdbstars6 - website
  • mongostars22.5k - The Mongo Database
  • Redisstars56.9k - Redis is an in-memory database that persists on disk. The data model is key-value, but many different kind of values are supported: Strings, Lists, Sets, Sorted Sets, Hashes website
  • rethinkdbstars25.7k - An open-source distributed JSON document database with a pleasant and powerful query language.
  • rocksdbstars23.6k - Embedded key-value store for fast storage
  • ssdbstars7.9k - SSDB - A fast NoSQL database, an alternative to Redis
  • SQLite - A completely embedded, full-featured relational database in a few 100k that you can include right into your project.
  • VoltDBstars1.9k - VoltDB is a horizontally-scalable, in-memory SQL RDBMS designed for applications that have extremely high read and write throughput requirements.
  • Aerospikestars784 - Aerospike Database Server – flash-optimized, in-memory, nosql database
  • cstore_fdwstars1.7k - Fast columnar store for analytics with PostgreSQL website
  • facebook/mysql-5.6stars2.3k - Facebook's branch of the Oracle MySQL v5.6 database
  • twitter/mysqlstars1.7k - MySQL fork maintained and used at Twitter
  • redis-nds - This is a version of Redis patched to implement NDS (the Naive Disk Store). Documentation on this feature is contained within README.nds.
  • dot-net

  • RavenDBstars3.1k - A linq enabled document database for .NET
  • Erlang

  • riakstars3.7k - Riak is a decentralized datastore from Basho Technologies.
  • JAVA

  • cassandrastars7.5k - Cassandra is a partitioned row store. Rows are organized into tables with a required primary key.
  • elasticsearchstars61.2k - Open Source, Distributed, RESTful Search Engine website
  • mapdbstars4.6k - MapDB provides concurrent Maps, Sets and Queues backed by disk storage or off-heap-memory. It is a fast and easy to use embedded Java database engine.
  • neo4jstars10.4k - Neo4j is the world’s leading Graph Database.
  • orientdbstars4.5k - OrientDB is an Open Source NoSQL DBMS with the features of both Document and Graph DBMSs.
  • voldemortstars2.5k - An open source clone of Amazon's Dynamo. website
  • Clojure

  • Datomic
  • clojure.jdbcstars103
  • cravendbstars60
  • Scala

  • BlinkDBstars645 - BlinkDB: Sub-Second Approximate Queries on Very Large Data [website] (
  • Go-lang

  • boltstars13.2k - A low-level key/value database for Go.
  • diskvstars1.2k - A home-grown disk-backed key-value store.
  • go-cachestars6.5k - An in-memory key:value store/cache (similar to Memcached) library for Go, suitable for single-machine applications.
  • goleveldbstars5.4k - An implementation of the LevelDB key/value database in the Go.
  • groupcachestars11.7k - Groupcache is a caching and cache-filling library, intended as a replacement for memcached in many cases.
  • influxdbstars24.2k - Scalable datastore for metrics, events, and real-time analytics
  • ledisdbstars3.9k - Ledisdb is a high performance NoSQL like Redis based on LevelDB.
  • - Sky is an open source database used for flexible, high performance analysis of behavioral data.
  • tiedotstars2.7k - Your NoSQL database powered by Golang.
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