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

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSIndustry 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.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelDocument storeGraph DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.81
Rank#195  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score1.69
Rank#135  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score2.52
Rank#114  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score64.19
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comdgraph.iooss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdgraph.io/­docsoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­docdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.Tobias OetikerSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2016201619992014
Current release1.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSScommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonGoC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesNumeric data onlyyes
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.nonono infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
GraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
in-process shared library
Pipes
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
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
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions
Triggersnonono 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 Raftnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemonyes
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 releasesnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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