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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Dgraph vs. H2 vs. Snowflake

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelDocument storeGraph DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score0.81
Rank#195  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score1.69
Rank#135  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score9.92
Rank#48  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score64.19
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comdgraph.iowww.h2database.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdgraph.io/­docswww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmldocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.Thomas MuellerSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2016201620052014
Current release1.4.200, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonGoJava
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMhosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
GraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsuser defined functions
Triggersnoyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesnoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSynchronous replication via RaftWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesno infoPlanned for future releasesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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