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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. LMDB vs. NSDb

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonLMDB  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityA high performant, light-weight, embedded key-value database libraryScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of Kubernetes
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
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Score1.86
Rank#124  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score2.12
Rank#115  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#348  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comsymas.com/­lmdbnsdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comnsdb.io/­Architecture
DeveloperCognitectSymas
Initial release201220112017
Current release0.9.5951, July 20190.9.29, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureCJava, Scala
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, string
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIgRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
CJava
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsnono
TriggersBy using transaction functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesUsing Apache Lucene
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 developmentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono

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