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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Dgraph vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Dgraph vs. Snowflake

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelDocument storeGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.84
Rank#191  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score1.81
Rank#127  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
Score52.07
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comdgraph.iowww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdgraph.io/­docsdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release201620162014
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languagePythonGo
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
GraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions
Triggersnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSynchronous replication via Raftyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyesno infoPlanned for future releasesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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