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DBMS > BaseX vs. EJDB vs. RavenDB vs. Spark SQL vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. EJDB vs. RavenDB vs. Spark SQL vs. Transbase

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.Embeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Open Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSDocument storeDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score1.52
Rank#140  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#277  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score3.24
Rank#94  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score22.97
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#295  Overall
#137  Relational DBMS
Websitebasex.orgejdb.orgravendb.netspark.apache.org/­sqlwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orggithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdravendb.net/­docsspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperBaseX GmbHSoftmotionsHibernating RhinosApache Software FoundationTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release20072012201020141987
Current release9.6.3, October 20215.2, June 20213.2.0, October 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaCC#ScalaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
server-lessLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idnoyesyes
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 indexesyesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (RQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
in-process shared library.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Java
Python
R
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyesnoyes
Triggersyes infovia eventsnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneMulti-source replicationnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writernoACID, Cluster-wide transaction availablenoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsnoAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundlenofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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