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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Couchbase vs. RocksDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsA distributed document store with integrated cache, a powerful search engine, in-built operational and analytical capabilities, and an embedded mobile databaseEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store infooriginating from the former Membase product and supporting the Memcached protocol
Spatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
Search engine
Time Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.82
Rank#212  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score18.46
Rank#36  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score4.00
Rank#84  Overall
#11  Key-value stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.couchbase.comrocksdb.org
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.couchbase.comgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperCouchbase, Inc.Facebook, Inc.
Initial release201620112013
Current releaseServer: 7.2, June 2023; Mobile: 3.1, March 2022; Couchbase Capella (DBaaS), June 20238.11.4, April 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoBusiness Source License (BSL 1.1); Commercial licenses also availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonC, C++, Go and ErlangC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesno
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL++, extends ANSI SQL to JSON for operational, transactional, and analytic use casesno
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
HTTP REST
Kafka Connector
Native language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIs
Spark Connector
Spring Data
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Kotlin
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresFunctions and timers in JavaScript and UDFs in Java, Python, SQL++no
Triggersyes infovia the TAP protocol
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic Shardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes
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.yes infoEphemeral bucketsyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated Authentication. Role-base access control.no

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