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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Datomic vs. MongoDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  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 durabilityOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsSearch engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.67
Rank#187  Overall
#29  Document stores
Score1.98
Rank#111  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score426.97
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.datomic.comwww.mongodb.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.datomic.comdocs.mongodb.com/­manual
DeveloperCognitectMongoDB, Inc
Initial release201620122009
Current release0.9.5951, July 20194.2.2, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)
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Implementation languagePythonJava, ClojureC++
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial
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 SQLnonoRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BI
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIproprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Clojure
Java
Actionscript infoinofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infoinofficial driver
ColdFusion infoinofficial driver
D infoinofficial driver
Dart infoinofficial driver
Delphi infoinofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infoinofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infoinofficial driver
Lua infoinofficial driver
MatLab infoinofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infoinofficial driver
Prolog infoinofficial driver
Python
R infoinofficial driver
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk infoinofficial driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction FunctionsJavaScript
TriggersBy using transaction functionsyes infoin MongoDB Atlas only
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation
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 infooptional
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 infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoAccess rights for users and roles
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BigchainDBDatomicMongoDB
Specific characteristicsMongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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Competitive advantagesThe MongoDB Data Platform can be used by developers building OLTP and analytical...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metrics70 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day). 15,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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