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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Dgraph vs. Hive vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSdata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopMicrosofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeGraph DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.80
Rank#193  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score1.51
Rank#139  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score83.45
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score944.81
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comdgraph.iohive.apache.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdgraph.io/­docscwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homedocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.Apache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookMicrosoft
Initial release2016201620121989
Current release3.1.2, August 2019SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2commercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonGoJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
GraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
PHP
Python
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSynchronous replication via Raftselectable replication factoryes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesno infoPlanned for future releasesAccess rights for users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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