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System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Blueflood vs. dBASE vs. Realm

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandradBase was one of the first databases with a development environment on PC's. Its latest version dBase V is still sold as dBase classic, which needs a DOS Emulation. The up-to-date product is dBase plus.A DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
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Score0.04
Rank#334  Overall
#151  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#361  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score14.38
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score10.11
Rank#49  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websitebigobject.ioblueflood.iowww.dbase.comrealm.io
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iogithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikiwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebaserealm.io/­docs
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.RackspaceAsthon TateRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release2015201319792014
Current releasedBASE 2019, 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Linux
OS X
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeyespredefined schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnonono
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP RESTnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDE.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuanono infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.no inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersnononoyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infobased on Cassandranonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
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 infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess rights for users and rolesyes
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BigObjectBlueflooddBASERealm
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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