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System Properties Comparison Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Yandex Database (YDB)

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NameOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonYandex Database (YDB)  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used in-process key-value storeA distributed fault-tolerant database service, with high availability, scalability, immediate consistency and ACID transactions and providing an Amazon DynamoDB compatible API
Primary database modelKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Document store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.87
Rank#107  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score0.49
Rank#244  Overall
#38  Document stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlcloud.yandex.com/­en/­services/­ydb
github.com/­ydb-platform/­ydb
ydb.tech
Technical documentationdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlcloud.yandex.com/­en/­docs/­managed-ydb
ydb.tech/­en/­docs
DeveloperOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleYandex
Initial release19942019
Current release18.1.40, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infocommercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0; commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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 editionno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableSQL-like query language (YQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
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
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationActive-passive shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
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 dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights defined for Yandex Cloud users

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