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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Datomic vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  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 durabilityMicrosofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.76
Rank#211  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score1.92
Rank#129  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score926.30
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.datomic.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.datomic.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperCognitectMicrosoft
Initial release201620121989
Current release1.0.6362, January 2022SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercial infolimited edition freecommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonJava, ClojureC++
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Clojure
Java
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction FunctionsTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
TriggersBy using transaction functionsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peerstables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate 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 developmentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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