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System Properties Comparison Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Oracle NoSQL

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NameOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used in-process key-value storeA multi-model, scalable, distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide highly reliable, flexible, and available data management across a configurable set of storage nodes
Primary database modelKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Document store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
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Score1.90
Rank#127  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score2.93
Rank#94  Overall
#17  Document stores
#14  Key-value stores
#50  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­berkeleydb.htmlwww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­technologies/­nosql
Technical documentationdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmldocs.oracle.com/­en/­database/­other-databases/­nosql-database/­index.html
DeveloperOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleOracle
Initial release19942011
Current release18.1.40, May 202024.1, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infocommercial license availableOpen Source infoProprietary for Enterprise Edition (Oracle Database EE license has Oracle NoSQL database EE covered: details)
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)Java
Server operating systemsAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Data schemeschema-freeSupport Fixed schema and Schema-less deployment with the ability to interoperate between them.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenooptional
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 editionno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
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
C
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersyes infoonly for the SQL APIno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationElectable source-replica replication per shard. Support distributed global deployment with Multi-region table feature
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
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.yesyes infooff heap cache
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and roles

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