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System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. MongoDB vs. Solr

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedDocument storeSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
Vector DBMS infocurrently available in the MongoDB Atlas cloud service only
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.20
Rank#330  Overall
#145  Relational DBMS
Score420.36
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score44.60
Rank#24  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitebigobject.iowww.mongodb.comsolr.apache.org
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iowww.mongodb.com/­docs/­manualsolr.apache.org/­resources.html
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.MongoDB, IncApache Software Foundation
Initial release201520092006
Current release6.0.7, June 20239.5.0, February 2024
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)no
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.yes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Atlas SQL InterfaceSolr Parallel SQL Interface
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
GraphQL
HTTP REST
Prisma
proprietary protocol using JSON
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesActionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuaJavaScriptJava plugins
Triggersnoyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesspark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency infocan be individually decided for each read operation
Immediate Consistency infodefault behaviour
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infooptional, enabled by defaultyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesyes
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BigObjectMongoDBSolr
Specific characteristicsMongoDB provides an integrated suite of cloud database and data services to accelerate...
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Competitive advantagesBuilt around the flexible document data model and unified API, MongoDB is a developer...
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Typical application scenariosAI-enriched intelligent apps (Continental, Telefonica, Iron Mountain) Internet of...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metricsHundreds of millions downloads, over 150,000+ Atlas clusters provisioned every month...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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