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System Properties Comparison PouchDB vs. RDF4J vs. Realm vs. Splice Machine

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NamePouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.A DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataOpen-Source SQL RDBMS for Operational and Analytical use cases with native Machine Learning, powered by Hadoop and Spark
Primary database modelDocument storeRDF storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.53
Rank#97  Overall
#19  Document stores
Score1.09
Rank#194  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score8.71
Rank#51  Overall
#10  Document stores
Score0.94
Rank#211  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Websitepouchdb.comrdf4j.orgrealm.iosplicemachine.com
Technical documentationpouchdb.com/­guidesrdf4j.org/­documentationrealm.io/­docsdoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperApache Software FoundationSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Realm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019Splice Machine
Initial release2012200420142014
Current release7.1.1, June 20193.1, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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 indexesyes infovia viewsyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
JDBC
Native Spark Datasource
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava
PHP
Python
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptyesno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryyes infoJava
Triggersyesyesyes infoChange Listenersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungenonenoneShared Nothhing Auto-Sharding, Columnar Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
nonenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoYes, via Full Spark Integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoIn-Memory realmyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoyesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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