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NameRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelDocument storeSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score7.96
Rank#55  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score2.24
Rank#136  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websiterealm.iowww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationrealm.io/­docswww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019Alessandro Furieri
Initial release20142008
Current release5.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
server-less
Data schemeyesyes
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 SQLnoyes
Supported programming languages.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryno
Triggersyes infoChange Listenersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
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 realmyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesno

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