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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durability
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMS
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Score0.09
Rank#311  Overall
#140  Relational DBMS
Score1.82
Rank#127  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Websitebigobject.iowww.datomic.com
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iodocs.datomic.com
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Cognitect
Initial release20152012
Current release0.9.5951, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJava, Clojure
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuayes infoTransaction Functions
TriggersnoBy using transaction functions
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peers
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peers
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes inforecommended only for testing and development
User concepts infoAccess controlnono

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