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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Citus vs. Sadas Engine

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Citus vs. Sadas Engine

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  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 PostgreSQLSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.84
Rank#183  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score1.27
Rank#151  Overall
#75  Relational DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#310  Overall
#132  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.citusdata.comwww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.citusdata.comwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperSADAS s.r.l.
Initial release201620102006
Current release8.1, December 20188.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonCC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxAIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.no
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
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.noyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard

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