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System Properties Comparison Kingbase vs. Realm vs. RethinkDB vs. SwayDB

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NameKingbase  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.A DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeDocument storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.37
Rank#260  Overall
#121  Relational DBMS
Score9.89
Rank#49  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score3.09
Rank#99  Overall
#19  Document stores
Score0.02
Rank#341  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Websitewww.kingbase.com.cnrealm.iorethinkdb.comswaydb.io
Technical documentationbbs.kingbase.com.cn/­chess_wenku-index.htmlrealm.io/­docsrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperBeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.Realm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019The Linux Foundation infosince July 2017Simer Plaha
Initial release1999201420092018
Current releaseV8.0, August 20212.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and JavaC++Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometryno
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLStandard with numerous extensionsnonono
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryno
Triggersyesyes infoChange ListenersClient-side triggers through changefeedsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioningnoneSharding inforange basednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDAtomic single-document operationsAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCC basedyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoIn-Memory realmnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesyes infousers and table-level permissionsno
More information provided by the system vendor
KingbaseRealmRethinkDBSwayDB
Specific characteristicsAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle. It has the following...
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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 advantagesComplete database management platform with Integrated Development Environment Tool,...
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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional and mixed workloads that need to integrate with...
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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersThe main customers are: China National Petroleum Corporation China Petrochemical...
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Cathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsAt present, the main market is in China, but expansion to the international market...
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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 modelsBusiness license. Various sales modes: for example, sales by set, sales by CPU quantity,...
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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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