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System Properties Comparison ObjectBox vs. Tarantool vs. Ultipa

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NameObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparisonUltipa  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileIn-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applicationsHigh performance Graph DBMS supporting HTAP high availability cluster deployment
Primary database modelObject oriented DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.48
Rank#176  Overall
#6  Object oriented DBMS
Score1.84
Rank#158  Overall
#26  Document stores
#27  Key-value stores
#73  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#355  Overall
#35  Graph DBMS
Websiteobjectbox.iowww.tarantool.iowww.ultipa.com
Technical documentationdocs.objectbox.iowww.tarantool.io/­en/­docwww.ultipa.com/­document
DeveloperObjectBox LimitedVKUltipa
Initial release201720082019
Current release2.10.0, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoBSD-2, source-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Tarantool Enterprisecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C and C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesFlexible data schema: relational definition for tables with ability to store json-like documents in columns
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean, datetime
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 SQLnoFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsProprietary native APIOpen binary protocolRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersnoyes, before/after data modification events, on replication events, client session events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding, partitioned with virtual buckets by user defined affinity key. Live resharding for scale up and scale down without maintenance downtime.
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesonline/offline synchronization between client and serverAsynchronous replication with multi-master option
Configurable replication topology (full-mesh, chain, star)
Synchronous quorum replication (with Raft)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyCasual consistency across sharding partitions
Eventual consistency within replicaset partition infowhen using asyncronous replication
Immediate Consistency within single instance
Sequential consistency including linearizable read within replicaset partition infowhen using Raft
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID, with serializable isolation and linearizable read (within partition); Configurable MVCC (within partition); No cross-shard distributed transactions
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess Control Lists
Mutual TLS authentication for Tarantol Enterprise
Password based authentication
Role-based access control (RBAC) and LDAP for Tarantol Enterprise
Users and Roles
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