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System Properties Comparison MonetDB vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

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NameMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA relational database management system that stores data in columnsWidely 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
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.72
Rank#148  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score2.52
Rank#114  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Websitewww.monetdb.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­berkeleydb.html
Technical documentationwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperMonetDB BVOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by Oracle
Initial release20041994
Current releaseDec2023 (11.49), December 202318.1.40, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infocommercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageCC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
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.yes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML edition
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is available
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.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 proceduresyes, in SQL, C, Rno
Triggersyesyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding via remote tablesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusSource-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 persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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