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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. CouchDB vs. OmniSci

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  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.A high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score0.87
Rank#173  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score16.68
Rank#35  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score1.98
Rank#122  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comcouchdb.apache.orgwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release201620052016
Current release3.0, February 2020V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonErlangC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinuxAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
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 indexesyes infovia viewsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
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
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Sharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyes
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
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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