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System Properties Comparison HyperSQL vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. ObjectBox

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NameHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBCloud-based data warehousing serviceExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and Mobile
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.49
Rank#87  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score1.30
Rank#164  Overall
#75  Relational DBMS
Score1.20
Rank#170  Overall
#5  Object oriented DBMS
Websitehsqldb.orgwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2/­warehouseobjectbox.io
Technical documentationhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmldocs.objectbox.io
DeveloperIBMObjectBox Limited
Initial release200120142017
Current release2.7.2, June 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infobased on BSD licensecommercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modeshostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nono infoImport/export of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava, SQLPL/SQL, SQL PLno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesonline/offline synchronization between client and server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate 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 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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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