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System Properties Comparison Derby vs. RavenDB vs. Spark SQL

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NameDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Open Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processing
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score4.66
Rank#75  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score3.21
Rank#94  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score22.94
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Websitedb.apache.org/­derbyravendb.netspark.apache.org/­sql
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmlravendb.net/­docsspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationHibernating RhinosApache Software Foundation
Initial release199720102014
Current release10.15.2.0, March 20205.2, June 20213.1.1, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC#Scala
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (RQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Java
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresyesno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundleno
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Derby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDBRavenDBSpark SQL
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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