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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durability
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score0.87
Rank#173  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score2.21
Rank#114  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.datomic.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.datomic.com
DeveloperCognitect
Initial release20162012
Current release0.9.5951, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languagePythonJava, Clojure
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Clojure
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functions
TriggersBy using transaction functions
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peers
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peers
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes inforecommended only for testing and development
User concepts infoAccess controlyesno

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