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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Elasticsearch vs. Oracle Coherence

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Elasticsearch vs. Oracle Coherence

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Coherence  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 metricOracles in-memory data grid solution
Primary database modelDocument storeSearch engineKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.82
Rank#224  Overall
#37  Document stores
Score135.74
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score2.57
Rank#125  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.oracle.com/­java/­coherence
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.oracle.com/­en/­middleware/­standalone/­coherence
DeveloperElasticOracle
Initial release201620102007
Current release8.6, January 202314.1, August 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoElastic Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-free
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JCache
JPA
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes infoLive Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesyes, with selectable consistency level
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, allEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes infooptionally
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Memcached and Redis integrationyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesauthentification to access the cache via certificates or http basic authentication

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