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DBMS > BaseX vs. GeoSpock vs. MongoDB vs. ObjectBox

System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. GeoSpock vs. MongoDB vs. ObjectBox

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.Spatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and Mobile
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeObject oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.48
Rank#142  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#273  Overall
#125  Relational DBMS
Score488.57
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score0.94
Rank#182  Overall
#7  Object oriented DBMS
Websitebasex.orggeospock.comwww.mongodb.comobjectbox.io
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmdocs.mongodb.com/­manualdocs.objectbox.io
DeveloperBaseX GmbHGeoSpockMongoDB, IncObjectBox Limited
Initial release200720092017
Current release9.6.4, December 20212.0, September 20195.0.5, December 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercialOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.Open Source infoApache License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)no
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Implementation languageJavaJava, JavascriptC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyes
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 indexesyestemporal, categoricalyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)Read-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BIno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
JDBCproprietary protocol using JSONProprietary native API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoJavaScriptno
Triggersyes infovia eventsnoyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneAutomatic shardingSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
online/offline synchronization between client and server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writernoMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infooptional, enabled by defaultyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsAccess rights for users can be defined per tableAccess rights for users and rolesyes
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BaseXGeoSpockMongoDBObjectBox
Specific characteristicsMongoDB’s application data platform provides developers a unified interface to power...
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Competitive advantagesThe MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metrics175 million downloads, over 1.5M Atlas database clusters under management handling...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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