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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. Interbase vs. ObjectBox vs. TerarkDB

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.18
Rank#132  Overall
#65  Relational DBMS
Score6.04
Rank#70  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score1.67
Rank#152  Overall
#5  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#336  Overall
#49  Key-value stores
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbaseobjectbox.iogithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.objectbox.iogithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperCognitectEmbarcaderoObjectBox LimitedTerark
Initial release2012198420172016
Current release1.0.6362, January 2022InterBase 2020, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureCC and C++C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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 infoexport as XML data possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native APIC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languagenono
TriggersBy using transaction functionsyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersInterbase Change Viewsonline/offline synchronization between client and servernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesno
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