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DBMS > BaseX vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Spark SQL vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Spark SQL vs. TerarkDB

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.Widely used in-process key-value storeSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingA 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 store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Relational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.66
Rank#139  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score2.77
Rank#109  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score22.86
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websitebasex.orgwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlspark.apache.org/­sqlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperBaseX GmbHOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleApache Software FoundationTerark
Initial release2007199420142016
Current release9.7.2, May 202218.1.40, May 20203.2.0, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infocommercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)ScalaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesnoyesno
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.yes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionnono
Secondary indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.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
Java
Python
R
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonono
Triggersyes infovia eventsyes infoonly for the SQL APInono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneyes, utilizing Spark Corenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsnonono

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