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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. EJDB vs. FaunaDB

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. EJDB vs. FaunaDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Strongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicity
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score0.22
Rank#260  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score0.95
Rank#154  Overall
#23  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#75  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comejdb.orgfauna.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mddocs.fauna.com
DeveloperSoftmotionsFauna, Inc.
Initial release201620122014
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoGPLv2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonCScala
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-lessLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes 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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
in-process shared libraryRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneMasterless
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyes
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 controlyesnoIdentity management, authentication, and access control

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