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System Properties Comparison ObjectBox vs. SpatiaLite

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NameObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelObject oriented DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score1.22
Rank#172  Overall
#5  Object oriented DBMS
Score1.72
Rank#149  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websiteobjectbox.iowww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationdocs.objectbox.iowww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperObjectBox LimitedAlessandro Furieri
Initial release20172008
Current release5.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
server-less
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnoyes
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 servernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesno
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