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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. CouchDB vs. Manticore Search vs. RDF4J

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonManticore Search  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  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.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources. Forked of and compatible with Sphinx.RDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeSearch engineRDF store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.81
Rank#195  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score16.80
Rank#40  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.06
Rank#321  Overall
#16  Search engines
Score0.66
Rank#215  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comcouchdb.apache.orgmanticoresearch.comrdf4j.org
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.manticoresearch.com/­latest/­html
github.com/­manticoresoftware/­manticoresearch
rdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerManticore SoftwareSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release2016200520172004
Current release3.2.0, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonErlangC++Java
Server operating systemsLinuxAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenononoyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIProprietary protocolJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
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++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnoyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Sharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
nonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possiblenoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Manticore index.yes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenono

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