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DBMS > Cubrid vs. Lovefield vs. mSQL vs. Realm vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison Cubrid vs. Lovefield vs. mSQL vs. Realm vs. Sphinx

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NameCubrid  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCUBRID is an open-source SQL-based relational database management system with object extensions for OLTPEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.14
Rank#164  Overall
#81  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#255  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Score1.84
Rank#126  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score9.29
Rank#50  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score7.61
Rank#55  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitecubrid.com (korean)
cubrid.org (english)
google.github.io/­lovefieldhughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlrealm.iosphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationcubrid.org/­manualsgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdrealm.io/­docssphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperCUBRID Corporation, CUBRID FoundationGoogleHughes TechnologiesRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019Sphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20082014199420142001
Current release11.0, January 20212.1.12, February 20174.3, October 20203.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC, C++, JavaJavaScriptCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScriptC
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresnonono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryno
TriggersyesUsing read-only observersnoyes infoChange Listenersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenonenoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnonenonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infousing MemoryDBnoyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnonoyesno
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CubridLovefieldmSQL infoMini SQLRealmSphinx
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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