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System Properties Comparison c-treeACE vs. ObjectBox vs. SQLite vs. VoltDB

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Namec-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh speed key-value store, desgined for high availability, mission critical applications with automatic recovery and immediately consistent transaction support.Extremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileWidely used in-process RDBMSDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Object oriented DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.52
Rank#206  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
#98  Relational DBMS
Score0.44
Rank#215  Overall
#12  Object oriented DBMS
Score120.36
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score1.55
Rank#126  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeaceobjectbox.iowww.sqlite.orgwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.objectbox.iowww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmldocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperFairCom CorporationObjectBox LimitedDwayne Richard HippVoltDB Inc.
Initial release1979201720002010
Current releaseV11.5, November 20173.30.1, October 20199.0, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoPublic DomainOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C and C++CJava, C++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
server-lessLinux
OS X infofor development
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyes infodynamic column typesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyes 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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesnoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary native APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Java API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
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#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++nonoJava
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsnonenoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLyesyesno infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes infovia file-system locksyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.yesnoUsers and roles with access to stored procedures
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Specific characteristicsSpeed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairCom’s c-treeACE...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
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Key customersVISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeACE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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