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NameLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptWidely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.23
Rank#286  Overall
#134  Relational DBMS
Score2.62
Rank#111  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Websitegoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperGoogleOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by Oracle
Initial release20141994
Current release2.1.12, February 201718.1.40, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infocommercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.noyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML edition
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is available
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
TriggersUsing read-only observersyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono

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