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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Datomic vs. InfluxDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  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 durabilityDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score0.67
Rank#189  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score2.12
Rank#112  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score21.57
Rank#31  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.datomic.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.datomic.comdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperCognitect
Initial release201620122013
Current release0.9.5951, July 20191.7.9, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonJava, ClojureGo
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesNumeric data and Strings
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Clojure
Java
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsno
TriggersBy using transaction functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
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 developmentyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnosimple rights management via user accounts
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BigchainDBDatomicInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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