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System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Ehcache vs. Realm

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedKey-value storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.13
Rank#342  Overall
#150  Relational DBMS
Score5.23
Rank#68  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score7.71
Rank#52  Overall
#9  Document stores
Websitebigobject.iowww.ehcache.orgrealm.io
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iowww.ehcache.org/­documentationrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Terracotta Inc, owned by Software AGRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release201520092014
Current release3.10.0, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
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 VMAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnono
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JCache
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuanono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersnoyes infoCache Event Listenersyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoby using Terracotta Servernone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoby using Terracotta Servernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoyes

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