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DBMS > ObjectBox vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison ObjectBox vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Transbase

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NameObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileWidely used in-process key-value storeA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelObject oriented DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.92
Rank#182  Overall
#9  Object oriented DBMS
Score3.27
Rank#98  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#290  Overall
#134  Relational DBMS
Websiteobjectbox.iowww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationdocs.objectbox.iodocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperObjectBox LimitedOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release201719941987
Current release18.1.40, May 2020Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infocommercial license availablecommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)C and C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 editionno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary native APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
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
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnoyes infoonly for the SQL APIyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesonline/offline synchronization between client and serverSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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