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DBMS > Apache Phoenix vs. Realm vs. STSdb vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. Realm vs. STSdb vs. SWC-DB

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseA 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 methodA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value storeWide column store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.57
Rank#93  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score9.20
Rank#52  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score0.12
Rank#303  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitephoenix.apache.orgrealm.iogithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4github.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019STS Soft SCAlex Kashirin
Initial release2014201420112020
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20194.0.8, September 20150.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC#C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
WindowsLinux
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes 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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC.NET Client APIProprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C#
Java
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessarynono
Triggersnoyes infoChange Listenersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
nonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
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.yesyes infoIn-Memory realmno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyyesno
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Apache PhoenixRealmSTSdbSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database
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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