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DBMS > BaseX vs. Heroic vs. LokiJS vs. SingleStore vs. Solr

System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. Heroic vs. LokiJS vs. SingleStore vs. Solr

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchIn-memory JavaScript DBMSMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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Score1.66
Rank#139  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score0.57
Rank#228  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score7.04
Rank#61  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score57.26
Rank#20  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitebasex.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.singlestore.comlucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.singlestore.comlucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperBaseX GmbHSpotifySingleStore Inc.Apache Software Foundation
Initial release20072014201420132006
Current release9.7.2, May 20227.6, November 20218.11.1, December 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaJavaScriptC++, GoJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux info64 bit version requiredAll OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyesnoyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes infovia viewsyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysSolr Parallel SQL Interface
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JavaScript APICluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
JavaScriptBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoView functions in JavaScriptyesJava plugins
Triggersyes infovia eventsnoyesnoyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneSharding infohash partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesnoneSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsspark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
noneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writernono infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACIDoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsnoFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesyes
More information provided by the system vendor
BaseXHeroicLokiJSSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSolr
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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