DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Citus

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Citus

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Our visitors often compare BigchainDB and Citus with PostgreSQL, MongoDB and Cassandra.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.77
Rank#184  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score1.18
Rank#152  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.citusdata.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.citusdata.com
Initial release20162010
Current release8.1, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoAGPL, commercial license also available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languagePythonC
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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.noyes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infostandard, with numerous extensions
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
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
BigchainDBCitus
Recent citations in the news

Blockchain for Enterprise Applications Market Growth, Overview with Detailed Analysis 2020-2026| Barclays, BigchainDB, Block Array, ConsenSys, Digital Asset Holdings, Ericsson, Ethereum & More
9 August 2020, Bulletin Line

Automotive Blockchain Market Top key players-IBM Corporation, carVertical, Helbiz, ShiftMobility, BigchainDB, XAIN
9 August 2020, Bulletin Line

Automotive Blockchain Market will touch a new level in upcoming year with Top Key Players like IBM Corporation, carVertical, Helbiz, ShiftMobility, BigchainDB
11 August 2020, Chelanpress

Blockchain for Enterprise Applications Market Opportunity Assessment 2020-2025 Growing with Major Key Player: Barclays, BigchainDB, Block Array, ConsenSys and More.
7 August 2020, Bulletin Line

Blockchain for Enterprise Applications Market Leading 11 Key-Players Revenue, Shares, Sales and Forecasts Till 2026 | COVID19 Impact Analysis | Key Players: Barclays, BigchainDB, Block Array, ConsenSys, Digital Asset Holdings, etc. | InForGrowth
7 August 2020, Bulletin Line

provided by Google News

Microsoft acquires Citus Data for its open source PostgreSQL tool
24 January 2019, VentureBeat

Citus Data Announces Citus Cloud Database Support for HIPAA and SOC 2 Type 2 Compliance
13 November 2018, Business Wire

Microsoft Expands Azure PostgreSQL Moxy Through Citus Data Purchase
30 January 2019, Data Center Knowledge

PlanetScale scales out MySQL
4 May 2020, ZDNet

Microsoft Acquires Citus Data to Dive Deeper into Postgres
30 January 2019, eWeek

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Database Operations Manager
Ripple, San Francisco, CA

Database Engineer
SalesLoft, Atlanta, GA

Financial Analyst II
Coesia, Covington, KY

Senior Software Engineer (C++/Python) - Electronic Trading Data Science Platform
Bloomberg, New York, NY

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Present your product here