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System Properties Comparison InfinityDB vs. MongoDB vs. Realm vs. Stardog

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NameInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoning
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeDocument storeGraph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsSearch engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.06
Rank#304  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score426.97
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score8.23
Rank#46  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score0.81
Rank#165  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Websiteboilerbay.comwww.mongodb.comrealm.iowww.stardog.com
Technical documentationboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualdocs.mongodb.com/­manualrealm.io/­docswww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperBoiler Bay Inc.MongoDB, IncRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019Stardog-Union
Initial release2002200920142010
Current release4.04.2.2, December 20196.2.3, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.Open Sourcecommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)nono
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Implementation languageJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.yesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyesyes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BInoSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsAccess via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
proprietary protocol using JSONGraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesJavaActionscript infoinofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infoinofficial driver
ColdFusion infoinofficial driver
D infoinofficial driver
Dart infoinofficial driver
Delphi infoinofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infoinofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infoinofficial driver
Lua infoinofficial driver
MatLab infoinofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infoinofficial driver
Prolog infoinofficial driver
Python
R infoinofficial driver
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk infoinofficial driver
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersnoyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyyes infoChange Listenersyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keysnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replicationnoneMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possiblenoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infooptionalyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2yes infoIn-Memory realmyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesyesAccess rights for users and roles
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InfinityDBMongoDBRealmStardog
Specific characteristicsMongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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Now a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Stardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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Competitive advantagesThe MongoDB Data Platform can be used by developers building OLTP and analytical...
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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Stardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Cathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metrics70 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day). 15,000+...
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Used by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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