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DBMS > PouchDB vs. Realm vs. Splice Machine vs. STSdb

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

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NamePouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBA 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 SparkKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.10
Rank#99  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score10.11
Rank#49  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score0.79
Rank#195  Overall
#93  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#359  Overall
#56  Key-value stores
Websitepouchdb.comrealm.iosplicemachine.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationpouchdb.com/­guidesrealm.io/­docsdoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperApache Software FoundationRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019Splice MachineSTS Soft SC
Initial release2012201420142011
Current release7.1.1, June 20193.1, March 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC#
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 viewsyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
JDBC
Native Spark Datasource
ODBC
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Scala
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryyes infoJavano
Triggersyesyes infoChange Listenersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungenoneShared Nothhing Auto-Sharding, Columnar Partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
noneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoYes, via Full Spark Integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyesyesyes
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 controlnoyesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardno
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PouchDBRealmSplice MachineSTSdb
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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