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DBMS > BaseX vs. LokiJS vs. MarkLogic

System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. LokiJS vs. MarkLogic

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMarkLogic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.In-memory JavaScript DBMSOperational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL database
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSDocument storeDocument store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
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Score1.66
Rank#139  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.57
Rank#228  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score9.85
Rank#50  Overall
#9  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#4  Search engines
Websitebasex.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.marklogic.com
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.marklogic.com
DeveloperBaseX GmbHMarkLogic Corp.
Initial release200720142001
Current release9.7.2, May 20229.0, 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free infoSchema can be enforced
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesnoyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infoSQL92
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
JavaScript APIJava API
Node.js Client API
ODBC
proprietary Optic API infoProprietary Query API, introduced with version 9
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
WebDAV
XDBC
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesView functions in JavaScriptyes infovia XQuery or JavaScript
Triggersyes infovia eventsyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infovia Hadoop Connector, HDFS Direct Access and in-database MapReduce jobs
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID infocan act as a resource manager in an XA/JTA transaction
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes, with Range Indexes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsnoRole-based access control at the document and subdocument levels

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