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System Properties Comparison HyperSQL vs. ObjectBox vs. TerminusDB

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NameHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument store
RDF store
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Score3.49
Rank#87  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score1.20
Rank#170  Overall
#5  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.17
Rank#325  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Websitehsqldb.orgobjectbox.ioterminusdb.com
Technical documentationhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmldocs.objectbox.ioterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperObjectBox LimitedDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release200120172018
Current release2.7.2, June 202311.0.0, January 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infobased on BSD licenseOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native APIOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
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
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava, SQLnoyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneonline/offline synchronization between client and serverJournaling Streams
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 datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
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-standardyesRole-based access control
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HyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDBObjectBoxTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist
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