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System Properties Comparison HyperSQL vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. Realm

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NameHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBKey-value store based on Berkeley DB Java EditionA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.49
Rank#69  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score4.17
Rank#79  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Score8.75
Rank#47  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websitehsqldb.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.htmlrealm.io
Technical documentationhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmldocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.htmlrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperOracleRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release200120112014
Current release2.5.2, June 202019.5, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infobased on BSD licenseOpen Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise EditionOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesLinux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeyesoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalyes
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava, SQLnono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersyesnoyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneElectable source-replica replication per shardnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)ACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.yesyes infooff heap cacheyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesyes
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HyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDBOracle NoSQLRealm
Specific characteristicsOracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
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Now a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesData can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersLarge credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Cathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsOracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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Used by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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