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System Properties Comparison HyperSQL vs. ObjectBox vs. PouchDB

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NameHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
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Score3.49
Rank#87  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score1.20
Rank#170  Overall
#5  Object oriented DBMS
Score2.28
Rank#115  Overall
#21  Document stores
Websitehsqldb.orgobjectbox.iopouchdb.com
Technical documentationhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmldocs.objectbox.iopouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperObjectBox LimitedApache Software Foundation
Initial release200120172012
Current release2.7.2, June 20237.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infobased on BSD licenseOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++JavaScript
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native APIHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava, SQLnoView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneonline/offline synchronization between client and serverMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesno
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HyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDBObjectBoxPouchDB
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