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DBMS > ObjectBox vs. SQLite vs. Tkrzw vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison ObjectBox vs. SQLite vs. Tkrzw vs. Transbase

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NameObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonTkrzw infoSuccessor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSA concept of libraries, allowing an application program to store and query key-value pairs in a file. Successor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto CabinetA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelObject oriented DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.98
Rank#177  Overall
#6  Object oriented DBMS
Score135.44
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#363  Overall
#57  Key-value stores
Score0.08
Rank#324  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Websiteobjectbox.iowww.sqlite.orgdbmx.net/­tkrzwwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationdocs.objectbox.iowww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperObjectBox LimitedDwayne Richard HippMikio HirabayashiTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release2017200020201987
Current release3.38.5  (6 May 2022), May 20220.9.3, August 2020Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoPublic DomainOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++CC++C and C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
server-lessLinux
macOS
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infodynamic column typesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.noyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportednoyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary native APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
ADO.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
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
C++
Java
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyes
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesonline/offline synchronization between client and servernonenoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infovia file-system locksyesyes
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.noyesyes infousing specific database classesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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