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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. EJDB vs. PouchDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  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)JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.07
Rank#200  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score0.39
Rank#284  Overall
#41  Document stores
Score3.44
Rank#100  Overall
#20  Document stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comejdb.orgpouchdb.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperSoftmotionsApache Software Foundation
Initial release201620122012
Current release7.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoGPLv2Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonCJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-lessserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
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 infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
in-process shared libraryHTTP 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
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual 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 datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Locking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes 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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnono

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