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DBMS > BaseX vs. Infobright vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. Infobright vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.High performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendWidely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.75
Rank#133  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score1.16
Rank#162  Overall
#80  Relational DBMS
Score3.27
Rank#98  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Websitebasex.orgwww.ignitetech.com/­infobright-dbwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperBaseX GmbHIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.Oracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by Oracle
Initial release200720051994
Current release9.6.3, October 202118.1.40, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016Open Source infocommercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaCC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
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.noyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML edition
Secondary indexesyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is available
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyes infovia eventsnoyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
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 writerACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesno

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