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DBMS > Graphite vs. PostGIS vs. Realm

System Properties Comparison Graphite vs. PostGIS vs. Realm

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NameGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperSpatial extension of PostgreSQLA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score5.50
Rank#67  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score31.64
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score9.29
Rank#50  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websitegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webpostgis.netrealm.io
Technical documentationgraphite.readthedocs.iopostgis.net/­documentationrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperChris DavisRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release200620052014
Current release3.1.4, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonC
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data onlyyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Sockets
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersnoyesyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyes infobased on PostgreSQLnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infobased on PostgreSQLnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infolockingyes
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.noyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infobased on PostgreSQLyes
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GraphitePostGISRealm
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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