DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Datomic vs. NSDb vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. RethinkDB

System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. NSDb vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. RethinkDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesWidely used in-process key-value storeDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Document store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.86
Rank#124  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#348  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score2.78
Rank#100  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score3.19
Rank#94  Overall
#17  Document stores
Websitewww.datomic.comnsdb.iowww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comnsdb.io/­Architecturedocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperCognitectOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release2012201719942009
Current release0.9.5951, July 201918.1.40, May 20202.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infocommercial license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJava, ClojureJava, ScalaC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, stringnoyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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.nonoyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionno
Secondary indexesyesall fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIgRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
Java
Scala
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsnono
TriggersBy using transaction functionsyes infoonly for the SQL APIClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersShardingnoneSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCC based
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)Using Apache Luceneyesyes
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 developmentyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoyes infousers and table-level permissions

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
DatomicNSDbOracle Berkeley DBRethinkDB
DB-Engines blog posts

Meet some database management systems you are likely to hear more about in the future
4 August 2014, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Brazil's Nubank Acquires US Software Firm Cognitect
30 July 2020, Nearshore Americas

Nubank buys firm behind Clojure programming language
28 July 2020, Finextra

Latin American banking giant Nubank snaps up US software company
24 July 2020, AltFi

Nubank's credit card business surges in Brazil
2 October 2020, Euromoney magazine

These are the top 25 people who will have the most influence in tech this year, according to a survey of over
24 July 2019, Business Insider India

provided by Google News

Recognition For NoSQL Pioneers
5 July 2021, iProgrammer

Oracle switches Berkeley DB license
5 July 2013, InfoWorld

Science News Releases
26 May 2021, EurekAlert

SQL beats NoSQL, MySQL is the most popular-ADTmag
1 July 2021, Illinoisnewstoday.com

Oracle vs SQL Server: RDBMS Comparison 2021
4 June 2021, Datamation

provided by Google News

Open Source Software Market Witness Growth Acceleration | ClearCenter, Acquia, OpenText, Redpill Linpro – The Manomet Current
25 July 2021, The Manomet Current

NoSQL Software Market Structure, Industry Inspection, and 2025 Forecast
29 July 2021, Illinoisnewstoday.com

Global NoSQL Software Market Top Manufacturers: MongoDB, Amazon, ArangoDB, Azure Cosmos DB, Couchbase etc. – Domestic Violence
29 July 2021, Domestic Violence

The Cloud Native Compute Foundation acquires RethinkDB’s source code
6 February 2017, TechCrunch

Stripe acquires team behind NoSQL database startup RethinkDB
5 October 2016, VentureBeat

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Sr. iOS Engineer
Client Resources, Inc., Lincoln, NE

Clojure Software Engineer
Nomi Health, Austin, TX

Senior Developer - (Back End)
Railsbank, Austin, TX

Data Platform Engineer
Analytical Flavor Systems, Inc, Remote

Sr. Product Manager
Parkside, San Francisco, CA

Web Application Developer-PERL
Books-A-Million, Birmingham, AL

Senior Systems Engineer (Salesforce Developer)
Zendesk, Madison, WI

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database machine learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Present your product here