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System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Derby vs. YugabyteDB

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  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.High-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.07
Rank#322  Overall
#135  Relational DBMS
Score6.15
Rank#62  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score1.32
Rank#148  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Websitebigobject.iodb.apache.org/­derbywww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iodb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Apache Software FoundationYugabyte Inc.
Initial release201519972017
Current release10.15.2.0, March 20202.2.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
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 VMLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesdepending on used data model
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCYCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuaJava Stored Proceduresyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
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-standardyes
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BigObjectDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDBYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsGain Developer Agility Leverage full power of PostgreSQL-compatible SQL and distributed...
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Competitive advantagesYugabyteDB is a distributed ACID-compliant database that brings together four must-have...
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Typical application scenariosYugabyteDB is a good fit for fast-growing, cloud native applications that need to...
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Licensing and pricing modelsYugabyteDB is a 100% open source project licensed under the permissive Apache 2.0...
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