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System Properties Comparison ObjectBox vs. SpatiaLite vs. TypeDB

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NameObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLightweight, fast on-device database for IoT, Mobile and Embedded devices, persisting and synchronising objects and vectorsSpatial extension of SQLiteTypeDB provides developers with an expressive, customizable type system to manage their data using an award-winning query language, TypeQL, while building on a high-performance, distributed architecture.
Primary database modelObject oriented DBMS
Vector DBMS
Spatial DBMSGraph DBMS infoThe type-theoretic data model of TypeDB subsumes the graph database model.
Object oriented DBMS infoThe data model of TypeDB comprises object-oriented features such as class inheritance and interfaces.
Relational DBMS infoThe type-theoretic data model of TypeDB subsumes the relational database model.
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.29
Rank#166  Overall
#5  Object oriented DBMS
#7  Vector DBMS
Score1.63
Rank#146  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score0.70
Rank#230  Overall
#20  Graph DBMS
#8  Object oriented DBMS
#106  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­objectbox
objectbox.io
www.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­indextypedb.com
Technical documentationdocs.objectbox.iowww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.htmltypedb.com/­docs
DeveloperObjectBox LimitedAlessandro FurieriVaticle
Initial release201720082016
Current release4.0 (May 2024)5.0.0, August 20202.28.3, June 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceBindings are released under Apache 2.0 infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1Open Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++Java
Server operating systemsAndroid
Any POSIX system
Docker
iOS
Linux
macOS
QNX
Windows
server-lessLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, plus "flex" map-like typesyesyes
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 SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary native APIgRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (IDE)
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Dart (Flutter)
Go
Java
Kotlin
Python
Swift
All JVM based languages
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneno
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesData sync between devices allowing occasional connected databases to work completely offlinenoneSynchronous replication via raft
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 integrityyesyesno infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
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ObjectBoxSpatiaLiteTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsTypeDB is a polymorphic database with a conceptual data model, a strong subtyping...
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Competitive advantagesTypeDB provides a new level of expressivity, extensibility, interoperability, and...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache f or language drivers, and AGPL and Commercial for the database server. The...
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