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DBMS > BigObject vs. MonetDB vs. Realm

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. MonetDB vs. Realm

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesA relational database management system that stores data in columnsA 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
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.20
Rank#331  Overall
#144  Relational DBMS
Score2.17
Rank#134  Overall
#65  Relational DBMS
Score8.34
Rank#53  Overall
#10  Document stores
Websitebigobject.iowww.monetdb.orgrealm.io
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iowww.monetdb.org/­Documentationrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.MonetDB BVRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release201520042014
Current releaseJul2021-SP2, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuayes, in SQL, C, Rno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersnoyesyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding via remote tablesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusnone
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 persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes

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