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System Properties Comparison Realm vs. SurrealDB

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NameRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSurrealDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataA fully ACID transactional, developer-friendly, multi-model DBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
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Score7.60
Rank#52  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score0.86
Rank#203  Overall
#34  Document stores
#18  Graph DBMS
Websiterealm.iosurrealdb.com
Technical documentationrealm.io/­docssurrealdb.com/­docs
DeveloperRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019SurrealDB Ltd
Initial release20142022
Current releasev1.5.0, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageRust
Server operating systemsAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
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.no
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL
RESTful HTTP API
WebSocket
Supported programming languages.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Deno
Go
JavaScript (Node.js)
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
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 controlyesyes, based on authentication and database rules

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