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System Properties Comparison ObjectBox vs. Realm vs. SQLite

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NameObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileA mobile DBMS often used as a replacement for SQLiteWidely used in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelObject oriented DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.51
Rank#205  Overall
#11  Object oriented DBMS
Score7.35
Rank#46  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score122.72
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websiteobjectbox.iorealm.iowww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationdocs.objectbox.iorealm.io/­docswww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperObjectBox LimitedRealmDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release201720142000
Current release3.29.0, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercial infoLicenses are free. Parts are open sourced.Open Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
server-lessserver-less
Data schemeyesyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsProprietary native APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesC
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnoyes infoChange Listenersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenone
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 dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infovia file-system locks
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.noyes infoIn-Memory realmyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnono
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ObjectBoxRealmSQLite
News

billiger.de Mobile App Case Study
14 August 2019

ObjectBox Swift Binding Open Sourced
22 July 2019

ObjectBox Go 1.0 release and performance benchmarks
16 July 2019

App Bundle and Sideloading: how to prevent crashes
15 July 2019

Edge Computing Case Study with easyGOband: How ObjectBox enables compatibility from Android, iOS, and Raspbian to Linux
1 July 2019

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