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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. CouchDB vs. GridDB vs. Raima Database Manager

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Scalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataRDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database server
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extensionKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.80
Rank#193  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score16.64
Rank#40  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score1.36
Rank#147  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.63
Rank#217  Overall
#106  Relational DBMS
#17  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comcouchdb.apache.orggriddb.netraima.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.griddb.netdocs.raima.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerToshiba CorporationRaima Inc.
Initial release2016200520131984
Current release3.2.0, October 20214.6, February 202115, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonErlangC++C
Server operating systemsLinuxAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxAndroid
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyes
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 infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possible
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)yes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIProprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnoyes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specification
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Shardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACID at container levelACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseno
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BigchainDBCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"GridDBRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Raima Database Manager (RDM) is an embedded time-series database optimized to run...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Decreased time-to-market Industry-standard interfaces & tools for making your job...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Typical use cases include: Internet of Things (IoT) Embedded In-Memory Database Time-Series...
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Infor, ABB, The Boeing Company, BAE Systems, Dow Jones, Dun & Bradstreet, Fujitsu,...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Over 30 000 applications developers worldwide have field-tested RDM products More...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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Just as the technical aspects of Raima Database Manager are flexible, so are the...
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