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System Properties Comparison Oracle Berkeley DB vs. RethinkDB vs. SwayDB

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NameOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used in-process key-value storeDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Document storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.95
Rank#99  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score3.23
Rank#90  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.12
Rank#313  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websitewww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlrethinkdb.comswaydb.io
Technical documentationdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017Simer Plaha
Initial release199420092018
Current release18.1.40, May 20202.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infocommercial license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)C++Scala
Server operating systemsAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometryno
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availablenono
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 infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersyes infoonly for the SQL APIClient-side triggers through changefeedsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding inforange basednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic single-document operationsAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMVCC basedyes
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infousers and table-level permissionsno

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