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System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. DataFS vs. Realm

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonDataFS  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesAll data is stored inside objects which are linked by so-called link attributes. Objects consist of classes which can be extended and de-extended at runtime. Graphs can be defined with a struct.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 imposedObject oriented DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.19
Rank#356  Overall
#151  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#373  Overall
#21  Object oriented DBMS
Score8.24
Rank#54  Overall
#10  Document stores
Websitebigobject.ionewdatabase.comrealm.io
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iodev.mobiland.com/­Overview.xsprealm.io/­docs
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Mobiland AGRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release201520182014
Current release1.1.263, October 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
WindowsAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeyesClasses, Structs, and Lists are written in proprietary DataTypeDefinitionLanguage (.dtdl) and Objects consisting of those are written in proprietary DataAccessDefinitionLanguage (.dadl)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnono
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
Proprietary client DLL
WinRT client
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
VB.Net
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuano inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersnono, except callback-events from server when changes happenedyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneProprietary Sharding systemnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes
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.yesnoyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlnoWindows-Profileyes

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