Piladb - Lightweight RESTful database engine based on stack data structures



[pee-lah-dee-bee] . pila means stack or battery in Spanish.

piladb is a lightweight RESTful database engine based on stack data structures. Create as many stacks as you need, PUSH or POP elements of any kind, and have access to the one on top always in constant time.


  • Stacks are auto-scalable and are only limited by the capacity of the host or by configuration.
  • Available POP , PUSH , PEEK , SIZE , and FLUSH operations for each of the stacks.
  • Manage stacks and other resources by using a REST API, so you can use it with your favorite programming language.
  • Manage elements in JSON-compatible data types: strings, numbers, arrays, objects, etc.
  • Totally configurable using a REST API, or CLI parameters.
  • In-memory store.
  • Written in Go, i.e. binaries are self-contained and distributable.



You can download binaries for Linux and Mac in the Releases page.

From Source Code

You need Go installed. Version 1.6+ recommended.

go get github.com/fern4lvarez/piladb/… cd $GOPATH/src/github.com/fern4lvarez/piladb make pilad


source <(curl -s https://raw.githubusercontent.com/oscillatingworks/piladb-sh/master/piladb.sh)


You need Go installed. Version 1.6+ is mandatory.

go get github.com/fern4lvarez/piladb/… cd $GOPATH/src/github.com/fern4lvarez/piladb make all

You can also use Docker to create piladb builds or development environment. Please see the dev directory.


piladb aims to minimize the amount of third party dependencies and to rely on the Go standard library as much as possible.

Even though, it uses dep to vendor its few dependencies.

piladb also provides a go.mod file, which turns this project into a Go module. To learn more about Go modules and the vgo prototype, please read the Go & Versioning series by Russ Cox.

Code Coverage

We aim for a universal 100% code coverage for all suppackages. If some piece of code is not testable, it probably needs to be changed.

Check current code coverage of the project: https://codecov.io/gh/fern4lvarez/piladb


You need Docker installed.

It’s possible to get pilad binary releases by executing make release . This will cross-compile pilad in all available OS’s and architectures.

Alternatively, if you don’t have docker installed, you can release pilad binary with the make gox command. For this, you need a configured Go environment and gox installed.


piladb is developed by Fernando Álvarez and ≅oscillatingworks on a Dell XPS 13 laptop, running Ubuntu, and using vim-go plugin within the vim editor, in Berlin and Madrid, with the support of Gali, Godín and other friends.

Logo was designed by GraphicLoads.

Typography Lily Script One designed by Julia Petretta.



Nguồn : GitHub