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Oracle Berkeley DB System Properties

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NameOracle Berkeley DB
DescriptionWidely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
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Score2.77
Rank#109  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Websitewww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by Oracle
Initial release1994
Current release18.1.40, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infocommercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno
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Implementation languageC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno
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.yes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML edition
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is available
Supported programming languages.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno
Triggersyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlno

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