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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Datomic vs. Drizzle

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Datomic vs. Drizzle

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
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 durabilityMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.67
Rank#189  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score2.12
Rank#112  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.datomic.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.datomic.com
DeveloperCognitectDrizzle project, originally started by Brian Aker
Initial release201620122008
Current release0.9.5951, July 20197.2.4, September 2012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoGNU GPL
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonJava, ClojureC++
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Clojure
Java
C
C++
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsno
TriggersBy using transaction functionsno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yes
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 controlyesnoPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTP

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