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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Ehcache vs. EJDB vs. LokiJS

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)In-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeDocument storeDocument store
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Score0.67
Rank#186  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score6.61
Rank#52  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score0.22
Rank#257  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score0.39
Rank#221  Overall
#31  Document stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.ehcache.orgejdb.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.ehcache.org/­documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdtechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGSoftmotions
Initial release2016200920122014
Current release3.8.0, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaCJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMserver-lessserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idno
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
Secondary indexesnonoyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JCachein-process shared libraryJavaScript API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
JavaActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoby using Terracotta Servernonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes infoby using Terracotta Servernonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)none
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourcenono infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoRead/Write Locking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnonono

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