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DBMS > mSQL vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. OrigoDB vs. Realm

System Properties Comparison mSQL vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. OrigoDB vs. Realm

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NamemSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSWidely used in-process key-value storeA fully ACID in-memory object graph databaseA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Document store
Object oriented DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.84
Rank#126  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score2.86
Rank#99  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#52  Document stores
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Score9.29
Rank#50  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websitehughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlorigodb.comrealm.io
Technical documentationdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlorigodb.com/­docsrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperHughes TechnologiesOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleRobert Friberg et alRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release199419942009 infounder the name LiveDB2014
Current release4.4, October 202118.1.40, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infocommercial license availableOpen SourceOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)C#
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoUser defined using .NET types and collectionsyes
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.noyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionno infocan be achieved using .NETno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availablenono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
.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
.Net.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersnoyes infoonly for the SQL APIyes infoDomain Eventsyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronizednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonodepending on modelno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datanoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoWrite ahead logyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoRole based authorizationyes
More information provided by the system vendor
mSQL infoMini SQLOracle Berkeley DBOrigoDBRealm
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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