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DBMS > jBASE vs. Lovefield vs. MySQL vs. PostGIS vs. Solr

System Properties Comparison jBASE vs. Lovefield vs. MySQL vs. PostGIS vs. Solr

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NamejBASE  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptWidely used open source RDBMSSpatial extension of PostgreSQLA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APISpatial DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMSSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.55
Rank#143  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#281  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score1202.85
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score31.27
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score55.78
Rank#20  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitewww.jbase.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.mysql.compostgis.netlucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationdocs.zumasys.com/­jbasegithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddev.mysql.com/­docpostgis.net/­documentationlucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperZumasysGoogleOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunApache Software Foundation
Initial release19912014199520052006
Current release5.72.1.12, February 20178.0.30, July 20223.2.1, February 20229.0.0, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC and C++CJava
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptionalyesyesyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
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.yesnoyesyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesSolr Parallel SQL Interface
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
JavaScriptAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infoproprietary syntaxuser defined functionsJava plugins
TriggersyesUsing read-only observersyesyesyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricyes infobased on PostgreSQLSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infobased on PostgreSQLyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononospark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACIDoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infousing MemoryDByesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesyes infobased on PostgreSQLyes

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