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DBMS > Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Riak TS vs. Spark SQL vs. SWC-DB vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Riak TS vs. Spark SQL vs. SWC-DB vs. Transbase

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NameOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used in-process key-value storeRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMSA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
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Score2.68
Rank#107  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#277  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score22.94
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Score0.08
Rank#310  Overall
#139  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlriak.com/­products/­riak-tsspark.apache.org/­sqlgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
www.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleBasho TechnologiesApache Software FoundationAlex KashirinTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release19942015201420201987
Current release18.1.40, May 20203.2.0, October 20210.5, April 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infocommercial license availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V3commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)ErlangScalaC++C and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyes
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 editionnononono
Secondary indexesyesrestrictednoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availablenoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native 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 infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Java
Python
R
Scala
C++C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScript and Erlangnonoyes
Triggersyes infoonly for the SQL APIyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingyes, utilizing Spark CoreSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factornoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between datasets can be storednoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonono
User concepts infoAccess controlnononofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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