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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. BigchainDB vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsWidely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.77
Rank#109  Overall
#20  Document stores
#57  Relational DBMS
Score0.77
Rank#199  Overall
#32  Document stores
Score2.62
Rank#111  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.bigchaindb.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by Oracle
Initial release201220161994
Current release1.19.0, June 202118.1.40, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infocommercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnono
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 infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML edition
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantnoyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is available
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourceyes
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceyesno

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