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DBMS > BigObject vs. Lovefield vs. Realm

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Lovefield vs. Realm

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptA 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 imposedRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.20
Rank#331  Overall
#144  Relational DBMS
Score0.48
Rank#271  Overall
#125  Relational DBMS
Score8.34
Rank#53  Overall
#10  Document stores
Websitebigobject.iogoogle.github.io/­lovefieldrealm.io
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iogithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.GoogleRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release201520142014
Current release2.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
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 statementsSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternno
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.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
TriggersnoUsing read-only observersyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesno
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)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infousing MemoryDByes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoyes

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