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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Search vs. Realm

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NameMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.48
Rank#54  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score8.23
Rank#46  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchrealm.io
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperMicrosoftRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release20152014
Current releaseV1
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemshostedAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersnoyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing Azure authenticationyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Microsoft Azure SearchRealm
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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