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DBMS > BigObject vs. Datomic vs. DuckDB

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Datomic vs. DuckDB

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonDuckDB  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 durabilityAn embeddable, in-process, column-oriented SQL OLAP RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.04
Rank#334  Overall
#151  Relational DBMS
Score1.73
Rank#135  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Score0.31
Rank#269  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
Websitebigobject.iowww.datomic.comduckdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iodocs.datomic.comduckdb.org/­docs
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Cognitect
Initial release201520122018
Current release1.0.6362, January 20220.2, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++
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 VMserver-less
Data schemeyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APICLI Client
JDBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
C
C++
Go info3rd party driver
Java
Python
R
Ruby info3rd party driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuayes infoTransaction Functionsno
TriggersnoBy using transaction functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnone
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 tablesnono
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)yesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yes
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 developmentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonono

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