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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. EJDB vs. HBase vs. PouchDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  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 BigTableJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeWide column storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.97
Rank#202  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score0.29
Rank#298  Overall
#41  Document stores
Score41.66
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score3.50
Rank#99  Overall
#20  Document stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comejdb.orghbase.apache.orgpouchdb.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdhbase.apache.orgpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperSoftmotionsApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetApache Software Foundation
Initial release2016201220082012
Current release2.3.4, January 20217.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonCJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-lessLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idoptions to bring your own types, AVROno
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
in-process shared libraryJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript 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
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoCoprocessors in JavaView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)no
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACno

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