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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. EDB Postgres
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|Name||BigchainDB Xexclude from comparison||EDB Postgres Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||BigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assets||The EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.|
|Primary database model||Document store||Relational DBMS|
|Secondary database models||Document store|
|Current release||14, December 2021|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source AGPL v3||commercial BSD for PostgreSQL-components|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no|
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|Server operating systems||Linux||Linux|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||no||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no||yes specific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.|
|SQL Support of SQL||no||yes standard with numerous extensions|
|APIs and other access methods||CLI Client|
RESTful HTTP API
native C library
streaming API for large objects
|Supported programming languages||Go|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||user defined functions realized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding||horizontal partitioning by hash, list or range|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||selectable replication factor||Multi-source replication|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||no||yes|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDB||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||no|
|User concepts Access control||yes||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard|
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