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System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. InfinityDB vs. SQLite vs. TerarkDB

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.A Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.80
Rank#144  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Score132.44
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#345  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitebasex.orgboilerbay.comwww.sqlite.orggithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualwww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperBaseX GmbHBoiler Bay Inc.Dwayne Richard HippTerark
Initial release2007200220002016
Current release10.4, December 20224.03.40.0  (16 November 2022), November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercialOpen Source infoPublic Domaincommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyes infodynamic column typesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.no
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 indexesyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
Access via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
JavaActionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonono
Triggersyes infovia eventsnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZED
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infovia file-system locksyes
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsnonono

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