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DBMS > AgensGraph vs. BaseX vs. BigchainDB vs. Citus vs. Postgres-XL

System Properties Comparison AgensGraph vs. BaseX vs. BigchainDB vs. Citus vs. Postgres-XL

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMulti-model database supporting relational and graph data models and built upon PostgreSQLLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.BigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Native XML DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.04
Rank#323  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
#134  Relational DBMS
Score1.78
Rank#129  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.77
Rank#184  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score1.18
Rank#152  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#219  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Websitebitnine.netbasex.orgwww.bigchaindb.comwww.citusdata.comwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationdocs.basex.orgbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.citusdata.comwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.BaseX GmbH
Initial release20162007201620102014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release2.1, December 20189.4, July 20208.1, December 201810 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCJavaPythonCC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinuxLinux
macOS
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infoXQuery supports typesnoyesyes
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.nonoyes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalityyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonoyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsCypher Query Language
JDBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC
Java
JavaScript
Python
Actionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.user defined functions
Triggersnoyes infovia eventsyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritancenoneShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneselectable replication factorSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDmultiple readers, single writerACIDACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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