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DBMS > Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Spark SQL vs. SWC-DB vs. Teradata Aster

System Properties Comparison Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Spark SQL vs. SWC-DB vs. Teradata Aster

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NameOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionWidely used in-process key-value storeSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMSPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Relational DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.77
Rank#109  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score22.86
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#350  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitewww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlspark.apache.org/­sqlgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleApache Software FoundationAlex KashirinTeradata
Initial release1994201420202005
Current release18.1.40, May 20203.2.0, October 20210.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infocommercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V3commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)ScalaC++
Server operating systemsAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 editionnonoyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
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
Java
Python
R
Scala
C++C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoR packages
Triggersyes infoonly for the SQL APInonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyes, utilizing Spark CoreShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonono
User concepts infoAccess controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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