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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Cachelot.io vs. Firebase Realtime Database

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Cachelot.io vs. Firebase Realtime Database

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonCachelot.io  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsIn-memory caching systemCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.77
Rank#200  Overall
#32  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Score18.92
Rank#39  Overall
#6  Document stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comcachelot.iofirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-database
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestfirebase.google.com/­docs/­database
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014
Initial release201620152012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoSimplified BSD Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonC++
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Memcached protocolAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnolimited functionality with using 'rules'
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
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 systemnoneEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDBnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoyes, based on authentication and database rules

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