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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. BoltDB vs. Postgres-XL

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsAn embedded key-value store for Go.Based on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.67
Rank#182  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score0.48
Rank#208  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
Score0.46
Rank#210  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comgithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
Initial release201620132014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release10 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonGoC
Server operating systemsLinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes
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 infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Go.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,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 controlyesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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