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System Properties Comparison ObjectBox vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. SQLite vs. Stardog

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NameObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileWidely used in-process key-value storeWidely used in-process RDBMSEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoning
Primary database modelObject oriented DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.53
Rank#204  Overall
#11  Object oriented DBMS
Score2.69
Rank#92  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
#2  Native XML DBMS
Score122.19
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.96
Rank#151  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websiteobjectbox.iowww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlwww.sqlite.orgwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationdocs.objectbox.iodocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlwww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmlwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperObjectBox LimitedOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleDwayne Richard HippStardog-Union
Initial release2017199420002010
Current release18.1 (Core), June 20183.31.0, January 20206.2.3, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infocommercial license availableOpen Source infoPublic Domaincommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)CJava
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
server-lessLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infodynamic column typesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.yes
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 editionnono infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsProprietary native APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
.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
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersnoyes infoonly for the SQL APIyesyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replicationnoneMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infovia file-system locksyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnonoAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
ObjectBoxOracle Berkeley DBSQLiteStardog
Specific characteristicsStardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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Competitive advantagesStardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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Typical application scenariosStardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersBosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsStardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsA fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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