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DBMS > AgensGraph vs. BigchainDB vs. Citus vs. MonetDB

System Properties Comparison AgensGraph vs. BigchainDB vs. Citus vs. MonetDB

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMulti-model database supporting relational and graph data models and built upon PostgreSQLBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLA relational database management system that stores data in columns
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
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Score0.04
Rank#323  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
#133  Relational DBMS
Score0.83
Rank#180  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score1.24
Rank#151  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Score1.96
Rank#125  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Websitebitnine.netwww.bigchaindb.comwww.citusdata.comwww.monetdb.org
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.citusdata.comwww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.MonetDB BV
Initial release2016201620102004
Current release2.1, December 20188.1, December 2018Jun2020-SP1, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCPythonCC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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 functionality
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensions
APIs and other access methodsCypher Query Language
JDBC
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
Java
JavaScript
Python
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes, in SQL, C, R
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritanceShardingShardingSharding via remote tables
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factorSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental status
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AgensGraphBigchainDBCitusMonetDB
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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