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DBMS > Apache Phoenix vs. Badger vs. Realm vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. Badger vs. Realm vs. STSdb

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonBadger  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseAn embeddable, persistent, simple and fast Key-Value Store, written purely in Go.A DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.20
Rank#96  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#300  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
Score9.80
Rank#48  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score0.08
Rank#306  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
Websitephoenix.apache.orggithub.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerrealm.iogithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orggodoc.org/­github.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationDGraph LabsRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019STS Soft SC
Initial release2014201720142011
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20194.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaGoC#
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Go.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryno
Triggersnonoyes infoChange Listenersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
nonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancynoyesno
More information provided by the system vendor
Apache PhoenixBadgerRealmSTSdb
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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