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Spring Data vs Android Room: What are the differences?

Spring Data: Provides a consistent approach to data access – relational, non-relational, map-reduce, and beyond. It makes it easy to use data access technologies, relational and non-relational databases, map-reduce frameworks, and cloud-based data services. This is an umbrella project which contains many subprojects that are specific to a given database; Android Room: *Save data in a local database *. It provides an abstraction layer over SQLite to allow fluent database access while harnessing the full power of SQLite. Apps that handle non-trivial amounts of structured data can benefit greatly from persisting that data locally. The most common use case is to cache relevant pieces of data.

Spring Data and Android Room can be categorized as "Database" tools.

Some of the features offered by Spring Data are:

  • Powerful repository
  • Custom object-mapping abstractions
  • Dynamic query derivation

On the other hand, Android Room provides the following key features:

  • Provides an abstraction layer over SQLite
  • Allows fluent database access while harnessing the full power of SQLite
  • Cache relevant pieces of data

Spring Data is an open source tool with 58 GitHub stars and 62 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Spring Data's open source repository on GitHub.

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    What is Android Room?

    It provides an abstraction layer over SQLite to allow fluent database access while harnessing the full power of SQLite. Apps that handle non-trivial amounts of structured data can benefit greatly from persisting that data locally. The most common use case is to cache relevant pieces of data.

    What is Spring Data?

    It makes it easy to use data access technologies, relational and non-relational databases, map-reduce frameworks, and cloud-based data services. This is an umbrella project which contains many subprojects that are specific to a given database.

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    What are some alternatives to Android Room and Spring Data?
    SQLite
    SQLite is an embedded SQL database engine. Unlike most other SQL databases, SQLite does not have a separate server process. SQLite reads and writes directly to ordinary disk files. A complete SQL database with multiple tables, indices, triggers, and views, is contained in a single disk file.
    GreenDAO
    It is an open source Android ORM making development for SQLite databases fun again. It relieves developers from dealing with low-level database requirements while saving development time.
    Realm
    The Realm Mobile Platform is a next-generation data layer for applications. Realm is reactive, concurrent, and lightweight, allowing you to work with live, native objects.
    Firebase
    Firebase is a cloud service designed to power real-time, collaborative applications. Simply add the Firebase library to your application to gain access to a shared data structure; any changes you make to that data are automatically synchronized with the Firebase cloud and with other clients within milliseconds.
    DBFlow
    It is fast, efficient, and feature-rich Kotlin database library built on SQLite for Android. It utilizes annotation processing to generate SQLite boilerplate for you and provides a powerful SQLite query language that makes using SQLite a joy.
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