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DBMS > BigObject vs. Datomic vs. HyperSQL

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Datomic vs. HyperSQL

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  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 durabilityMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.13
Rank#332  Overall
#147  Relational DBMS
Score1.57
Rank#146  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Score3.28
Rank#86  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Websitebigobject.iowww.datomic.comhsqldb.org
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iodocs.datomic.comhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.html
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Cognitect
Initial release201520122001
Current release1.0.7075, December 20232.7.2, June 2023
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infobased on BSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureJava
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 VMAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modes
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 APIHTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuayes infoTransaction FunctionsJava, SQL
TriggersnoBy using transaction functionsyes
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 tablesnoyes
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
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 controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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