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DBMS > BigObject vs. Realm vs. SurrealDB

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Realm vs. SurrealDB

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSurrealDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataA fully ACID transactional, developer-friendly, multi-model DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
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Score0.19
Rank#356  Overall
#151  Relational DBMS
Score8.24
Rank#54  Overall
#10  Document stores
Score0.51
Rank#278  Overall
#41  Document stores
#21  Graph DBMS
Websitebigobject.iorealm.iosurrealdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iorealm.io/­docssurrealdb.com/­docs
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Realm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019SurrealDB Ltd
Initial release201520142022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen SourceOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageRust
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
GraphQL
RESTful HTTP API
WebSocket
Supported programming languages.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Deno
Go
JavaScript (Node.js)
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuano inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersnoyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
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 tablesno
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 controlnoyesyes, based on authentication and database rules

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