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System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Datomic vs. Informix vs. SQLite

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  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 durabilityA secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides DB2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things dataWidely used in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.04
Rank#316  Overall
#131  Relational DBMS
Score2.12
Rank#112  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score24.89
Rank#28  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score123.36
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigobject.iowww.datomic.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­informixwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iodocs.datomic.cominformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
www.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.CognitectIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.Dwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release2015201219842000
Current release0.9.5951, July 201914.10.FC3, December 20193.31.0, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial infolimited edition freecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC, C++ and JavaC
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 VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
server-less
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyesyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuayes infoTransaction Functionsyesno
TriggersnoBy using transaction functionsyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyesyes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyes
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 developmentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controlsno

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