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System Properties Comparison Apache Impala vs. LokiJS vs. ObjectBox

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NameApache Impala  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for HadoopIn-memory JavaScript DBMSExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and Mobile
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeObject oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeTime Series DBMS
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Score13.77
Rank#40  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.43
Rank#264  Overall
#42  Document stores
Score1.20
Rank#170  Overall
#5  Object oriented DBMS
Websiteimpala.apache.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSobjectbox.io
Technical documentationimpala.apache.org/­impala-docs.htmltechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.objectbox.io
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by ClouderaObjectBox Limited
Initial release201320142017
Current release4.1.0, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaScriptC and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JavaScript APIProprietary native API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCJavaScriptC
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneonline/offline synchronization between client and server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReduceyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosnoyes
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