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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. EJDB vs. HBase

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  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)Wide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTable
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeWide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.14
Rank#185  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score0.31
Rank#295  Overall
#42  Document stores
Score40.04
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comejdb.orghbase.apache.org
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdhbase.apache.org
DeveloperSoftmotionsApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Powerset
Initial release201620122008
Current release2.3.4, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonCJava
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-lessLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idoptions to bring your own types, AVRO
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 indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
in-process shared libraryJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoCoprocessors in Java
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC

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