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DBMS > BaseX vs. ObjectBox vs. Riak KV

System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. ObjectBox vs. Riak KV

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.Extremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSObject oriented DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.52
Rank#140  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.93
Rank#181  Overall
#8  Object oriented DBMS
Score6.50
Rank#60  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Websitebasex.orgobjectbox.ioriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgdocs.objectbox.io
DeveloperBaseX GmbHObjectBox LimitedBasho Technologies
Initial release200720172009
Current release9.6.3, October 20212.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++Erlang
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
Proprietary native APIHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyes infovia eventsnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneonline/offline synchronization between client and serverselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerACIDno
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsyesno
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