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System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. Datomic vs. RocksDB

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.Datomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
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Score1.53
Rank#137  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score1.86
Rank#124  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score3.72
Rank#87  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Websitebasex.orgwww.datomic.comrocksdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgdocs.datomic.comgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperBaseX GmbHCognitectFacebook, Inc.
Initial release200720122013
Current release9.5.2, May 20210.9.5951, July 20196.22.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, ClojureC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
RESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Clojure
Java
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoTransaction Functionsno
Triggersyes infovia eventsBy using transaction functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsnono

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