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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Dgraph vs. IRONdb vs. RRDtool

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityIndustry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.
Primary database modelDocument storeGraph DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.76
Rank#211  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score1.48
Rank#152  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#363  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score2.51
Rank#117  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comdgraph.iowww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaseoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdgraph.io/­docsdocs.circonus.com/­irondboss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.Circonus LLC.Tobias Oetiker
Initial release2016201620171999
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20181.8.0, 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonGoC and C++C infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxHP-UX
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsNumeric data only
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.nononono infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)no
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
GraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
HTTP APIin-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in Luano
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSynchronous replication via Raftconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesno infoPlanned for future releasesnono

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