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DBMS > BigObject vs. Derby vs. InfinityDB

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Derby vs. InfinityDB

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.A Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interface
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.13
Rank#342  Overall
#150  Relational DBMS
Score5.30
Rank#66  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#359  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websitebigobject.iodb.apache.org/­derbyboilerbay.com
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iodb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmlboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manual
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Apache Software FoundationBoiler Bay Inc.
Initial release201519972002
Current release10.17.1.0, November 20234.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
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
Data schemeyesyesyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgrade
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arrays
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capability
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesno
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCAccess via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
Supported programming languagesJavaJava
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuaJava Stored Proceduresno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZED
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capability
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loads
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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