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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Elasticsearch vs. MonetDB

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Elasticsearch vs. MonetDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  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 metricA relational database management system that stores data in columns
Primary database modelDocument storeSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.82
Rank#193  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score158.25
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score1.92
Rank#123  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.monetdb.org
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlwww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperElasticMonetDB BV
Initial release201620102004
Current release7.8.0, June 2020Oct2020-SP2, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicenseOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonJavaC
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensions
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes, in SQL, C, R
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding via remote tables
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental status
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectorno
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, all
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Memcached and Redis integration
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BigchainDBElasticsearchMonetDB
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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