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System Properties Comparison Lovefield vs. OrientDB vs. SpaceTime

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NameLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)SpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.26
Rank#282  Overall
#134  Relational DBMS
Score4.81
Rank#81  Overall
#15  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#13  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#363  Overall
#6  Spatial DBMS
Websitegoogle.github.io/­lovefieldorientdb.orgwww.mireo.hr/­spacetime
Technical documentationgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.html
DeveloperGoogleOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAPMireo
Initial release201420102020
Current release2.1.12, February 20173.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)Linux
Data schemeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternSQL-like query language, no joinsA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented
APIs and other access methodsTinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava, Javascriptno
TriggersUsing read-only observersHooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingFixed-grid hypercubes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replicationReal-time block device replication (DRBD)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocould be achieved with distributed queriesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes inforelationship in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infousing MemoryDBno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurableyes

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