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System Properties Comparison Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Pinecone vs. StarRocks

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NameOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonPinecone  Xexclude from comparisonStarRocks  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used in-process key-value storeA managed, cloud-native vector databaseAn open source, high-performance columnar analytical database that enables real-time, multi-dimensional, and highly concurrent data analytics infoForked from Apache Doris
Primary database modelKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Vector DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.01
Rank#126  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score3.23
Rank#92  Overall
#3  Vector DBMS
Score0.93
Rank#198  Overall
#93  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­berkeleydb.htmlwww.pinecone.iowww.starrocks.io
Technical documentationdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmldocs.pinecone.io/­docs/­overviewdocs.starrocks.io/­en-us/­latest/­introduction/­StarRocks_intro
DeveloperOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OraclePinecone Systems, IncThe Linux Foundation infosince Feb 2023
Initial release199420192020
Current release18.1.40, May 20203.3, June 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infocommercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)C++, Java
Server operating systemsAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
hostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoString, Number, Booleanyes
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 editionnono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availablenoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
MySQL protocol
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
PythonJava
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions
Triggersyes infoonly for the SQL APIno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning (by range and hash)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-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 integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole based access control and fine grained access rights

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