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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. EXASOL vs. Grakn vs. JaguarDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonGrakn  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Grakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.Performant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applications
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Key-value store
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Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score2.75
Rank#88  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#221  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#104  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#339  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.exasol.com/­en/­productsgrakn.aiwww.datajaguar.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesdev.grakn.ai/­docswww.datajaguar.com/­support.php
DeveloperExasolGrakn LabsDataJaguar, Inc.
Initial release2016200020162015
Current release1.6.2, January 20202.9.4 September 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languages
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggers
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Java
Lua
Python
R
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoby using CassandraSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-master replication infoby using CassandraMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeperno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infosubstituted by the relationship featureno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressrights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
BigchainDBEXASOLGraknJaguarDB
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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SQL support, group by, order by, join
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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Extremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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IoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Market metricsAdvertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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Free-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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