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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. CouchDB vs. RRDtool

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  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.Industry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.78
Rank#188  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score16.35
Rank#35  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score3.19
Rank#97  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comcouchdb.apache.orgoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stableoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerTobias Oetiker
Initial release201620051999
Current release3.1.1 , September 20201.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonErlangC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsLinuxAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoNumeric data only
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 infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIin-process shared library
Pipes
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 infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistencynone
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 infoby using the rrdcached daemon
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 databaseno

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