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

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NamejBASE  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  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 PostgreSQLSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APISpatial DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational 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
Score1.94
Rank#127  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.jbase.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.mysql.compostgis.netwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationdocs.zumasys.com/­jbasegithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddev.mysql.com/­docpostgis.net/­documentationwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperZumasysGoogleOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunAlessandro Furieri
Initial release19912014199520052008
Current release5.72.1.12, February 20178.0.30, July 20223.2.1, February 20225.0.0, August 2020
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 infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC and C++CC++
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
server-less
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptionalyesyesyesyes
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.yesnoyesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native 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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infoproprietary syntaxuser defined functionsno
TriggersyesUsing read-only observersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricyes infobased on PostgreSQLnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infobased on PostgreSQLnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACIDACID
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 PostgreSQLno

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