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DBMS > BaseX vs. Informix vs. SQream DB

System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. Informix vs. SQream DB

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.A secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides IBM Db2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things dataa GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloads
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.73
Rank#142  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score17.87
Rank#35  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score0.70
Rank#227  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Websitebasex.orgwww.ibm.com/­products/­informixsqream.com
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orginformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
docs.sqream.com
DeveloperBaseX GmbHIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.SQream Technologies
Initial release200719842017
Current release10.7, August 202314.10.FC5, November 20202022.1.6, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC, C++ and JavaC++, CUDA, Haskell, Java, Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Types
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
JDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.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++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesuser defined functions in Python
Triggersyes infovia eventsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controls

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