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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. BoltDB vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Heroic

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. BoltDB vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Heroic

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsAn embedded key-value store for Go.Cloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearch
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeDocument storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.84
Rank#191  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score0.59
Rank#226  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score8.10
Rank#54  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score0.10
Rank#311  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comgithub.com/­boltdb/­boltfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­index
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overview
DeveloperGoogleSpotify
Initial release2016201320172014
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonGoJava
Server operating systemsLinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyes
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 Elasticsearch
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
GoGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsno
Triggersnoyes, with Cloud Functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneMulti-source replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoUsing Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.

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