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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. BoltDB vs. Firebird vs. Heroic vs. RethinkDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsAn embedded key-value store for Go.Firebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.80
Rank#195  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score0.55
Rank#234  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score27.58
Rank#30  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#323  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score3.22
Rank#95  Overall
#17  Document stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comgithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.firebirdsql.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperFirebird FoundationSpotifyThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release201620132000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase20142009
Current release4.0, June 20212.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languagePythonGoC and C++JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesnono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
GoC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoPSQLno
TriggersnoyesnoClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenoneShardingSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornonenone infoavailable via 3rd party productsyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDnoAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyes infoMVCC based
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptyes infousers and table-level permissions

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