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System Properties Comparison InfinityDB vs. Realm vs. TerminusDB

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NameInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.03
Rank#342  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Score9.31
Rank#52  Overall
#10  Document stores
Score0.14
Rank#305  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Websiteboilerbay.comrealm.ioterminusdb.com
Technical documentationboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualrealm.io/­docsterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperBoiler Bay Inc.Realm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019DataChemist Ltd.
Initial release200220142018
Current release4.010.0.21, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaProlog, Rust
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyesyes
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 indexesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsAccess via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryyes
Triggersnoyes infoChange Listenersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilitynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.noyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesRole-based access control
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InfinityDBRealmTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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