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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Elasticsearch vs. EXASOL vs. InfluxDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.DBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelDocument storeSearch engineRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.07
Rank#200  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score150.32
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score3.37
Rank#103  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score29.96
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.exasol.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlwww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperElasticExasol
Initial release2016201020002013
Current release7.8.0, June 20202.5.1, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoElastic LicensecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonJavaGo
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesNumeric data and Strings
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Lua
Python
R
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsno
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectoryes infoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Memcached and Redis integrationyesyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts
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BigchainDBElasticsearchEXASOLInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest-growing database to drive 24,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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