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DBMS > ObjectBox vs. Realm vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison ObjectBox vs. Realm vs. STSdb

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NameObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelObject oriented DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.42
Rank#215  Overall
#11  Object oriented DBMS
Score7.92
Rank#44  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score0.11
Rank#284  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Websiteobjectbox.iorealm.iostssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationdocs.objectbox.iorealm.io/­docs
DeveloperObjectBox LimitedRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019STS Soft SC
Initial release201720142011
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
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
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsProprietary native API.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryno
Triggersnoyes infoChange Listenersno
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 integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
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.noyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlyesyesno
More information provided by the system vendor
ObjectBoxRealmSTSdb
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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News

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15 October 2019

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10 October 2019

ObjectBox Swift 1.0 Released
24 September 2019

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11 September 2019

How to benchmark database performance – and ObjectBox
27 August 2019

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