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System Properties Comparison EDB Postgres vs. ObjectBox vs. SQLite

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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.Extremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileWidely used in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.32
Rank#112  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.65
Rank#203  Overall
#10  Object oriented DBMS
Score126.82
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comobjectbox.iowww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsdocs.objectbox.iowww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperEnterpriseDBObjectBox LimitedDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release200520172000
Current releaseV10, November 20173.32.2 (June 4, 2020), June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC and C++C
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
server-less
Data schemeyesyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsnoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Proprietary native APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.nono
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationonline/offline synchronization between client and servernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes infovia file-system locks
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesno
More information provided by the system vendor
EDB PostgresObjectBoxSQLite
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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23 July 2020

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15 April 2020

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