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System Properties Comparison ObjectBox vs. SpatiaLite vs. VoltDB

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NameObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLightweight, fast on-device database for IoT, Mobile and Embedded devices, persisting and synchronising objects and vectorsSpatial extension of SQLiteDistributed 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 modelObject oriented DBMS
Vector DBMS
Spatial DBMSRelational DBMS
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
Score1.47
Rank#157  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­objectbox
objectbox.io
www.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­indexwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.objectbox.iowww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.htmldocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperObjectBox LimitedAlessandro FurieriVoltDB Inc.
Initial release201720082010
Current release4.0 (May 2024)5.0.0, August 202011.3, April 2022
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 infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++Java, C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
Any POSIX system
Docker
iOS
Linux
macOS
QNX
Windows
server-lessLinux
OS X infofor development
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsProprietary native APIJava API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Dart (Flutter)
Go
Java
Kotlin
Python
Swift
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesData sync between devices allowing occasional connected databases to work completely offlinenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoUsers and roles with access to stored procedures
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