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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. FatDB vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. FatDB vs. Snowflake

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.84
Rank#191  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score52.07
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperFatCloudSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release201620122014
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonC#
Server operating systemsLinuxWindowshosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono infoVia inetgration in SQL Serveryes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C#JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infovia applicationsuser defined functions
Triggersyes infovia applicationsno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyesno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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