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DBMS > BigObject vs. Cachelot.io vs. SwayDB vs. TypeDB

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Cachelot.io vs. SwayDB vs. TypeDB

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonCachelot.io  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesIn-memory caching systemAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storageTypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query language
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedKey-value storeKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.15
Rank#337  Overall
#148  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#381  Overall
#63  Key-value stores
Score0.01
Rank#380  Overall
#62  Key-value stores
Score1.11
Rank#190  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#90  Relational DBMS
Websitebigobject.iocachelot.ioswaydb.iovaticle.com
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iodocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Simer PlahaVaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)
Initial release2015201520182016
Current release2.11.0, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoSimplified BSD LicenseOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0Open Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++ScalaJava
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnonono
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Memcached protocolgRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Kotlin
Scala
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuanonono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenoneMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnonono infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoAtomic execution of operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnononoyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
More information provided by the system vendor
BigObjectCachelot.ioSwayDBTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsMeet TypeDB (and TypeQL ) TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical...
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Competitive advantagesEntity-Relationship Model TypeDB allows you to model your domain using the well-known...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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