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

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

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  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 PostgreSQLBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring system
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.04
Rank#323  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
#134  Relational 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
Score5.36
Rank#69  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Websitebitnine.netwww.bigchaindb.comwww.citusdata.comwww.postgres-xl.orgprometheus.io
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.citusdata.comwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationprometheus.io/­docs
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.
Initial release2016201620102014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2015
Current release2.1, December 20188.1, December 201810 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCPythonCCGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinuxLinux
macOS
Linux
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesNumeric data only
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 functionalityno infoImport of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsyes infodistributed, parallel query executionno
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
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
JavaScript
Python
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
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.user defined functionsno
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritanceShardingShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factorSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsyes infoby Federation
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infoMVCCno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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