DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > OrientDB vs. Realm

System Properties Comparison OrientDB vs. Realm

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Our visitors often compare OrientDB and Realm with MongoDB, Neo4j and GraphDB.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)A DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.24
Rank#82  Overall
#13  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Score9.51
Rank#50  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websiteorientdb.orgrealm.io
Technical documentationwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.htmlrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAPRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release20102014
Current release3.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language, no joinsno
APIs and other access methodsTinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava, Javascriptno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
TriggersHooksyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocould be achieved with distributed queriesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationship in graphsno
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.yes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurableyes
More information provided by the system vendor
OrientDBRealm
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
» more
Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
» more
Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
» more
Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
» more
Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
OrientDBRealm
DB-Engines blog posts

Graph DBMS increased their popularity by 500% within the last 2 years
3 March 2015, Paul Andlinger

Graph DBMSs are gaining in popularity faster than any other database category
21 January 2014, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
2 March 2016, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

NoSQL Software Market Size, Growth And Analysis By Leading Keyplayers – MongoDB, OrientDB, Amazon, Azure Cosmos DB – Stillwater Current
15 September 2021, Stillwater Current

NoSQL Software Market Size, Analysis, and Key Manufacturers – Amazon, MongoDB Inc., Couchbase, Microsoft, Marklogic, OrientDB, ArangoDB – Stillwater Current
23 September 2021, Stillwater Current

Optical Wavelength Services Market Size, Growth And Analysis By Leading Keyplayers : Oracle, International Business Machines Corporation, Neo TechnologyInc., OrientDB, Franz Inc. – Stillwater Current
17 September 2021, Stillwater Current

What are graph database query languages?
3 September 2021, VentureBeat

NoSQL Databases Software Market In-Depth Analysis | Key Players- Amazon, Arango DB, Azure Cosmos DB, Couchbase – Stillwater Current
20 September 2021, Stillwater Current

provided by Google News

On Point: Q&A with Lewis Shepherd | SIGNAL Magazine
1 June 2021, Signal Magazine

MongoDB Cloud brings developers and edge together
10 June 2020, Techradar

MongoDB Extends Cloud Lineup With New Database Release, Search And Mobile Tools
12 June 2020, CRN: Technology news for channel partners and solution providers

MongoDB Cloud Gives Developers An Escape From Data Silos With First-Ever Unified Cloud-To-Mobile Experience
9 June 2020, PRNewswire

Kotlin Programming Language Will Surpass Java On Android Next Year
15 October 2017, Fossbytes

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Software Engineer - iOS
Lyft, New York, NY

Software Engineer - iOS
Lyft, Seattle, WA

Software Engineer - iOS
Lyft, San Francisco, CA

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database machine learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here