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System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. OpenSearch vs. Realm

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonOpenSearch  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesA distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine forked from Elasticsearch and based on Apache LuceneA 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 imposedSearch engineDocument store
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Score0.20
Rank#331  Overall
#144  Relational DBMS
Score10.44
Rank#48  Overall
#4  Search engines
Score8.34
Rank#53  Overall
#10  Document stores
Websitebigobject.iogithub.com/­opensearch-project
opensearch.org
realm.io
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.ioopensearch.org/­docs/­latestrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Amazon Web ServicesRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release201520212014
Current release2.2.0, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Aiven for OpenSearch: Fully managed open source search and analytics suite including search engine, NoSQL document database, and visualization interface.
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-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyes
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 indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby infoElasticsearch client
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuayesno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
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 controlnoyes

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