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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. EXASOL vs. Snowflake vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. EXASOL vs. Snowflake vs. TerarkDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  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.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
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Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score2.75
Rank#88  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score2.39
Rank#100  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#310  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.snowflake.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperExasolSnowflake Computing Inc.Terark
Initial release2016200020142016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languagePythonC++
Server operating systemsLinuxhosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesno
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Java
Lua
Python
R
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno

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